dysregulation

noun
dys·​reg·​u·​la·​tion | \ ˌdis-ˌreg-yə-ˈlā-shən, -ˌreg-ə- How to pronounce dysregulation (audio) \

Medical Definition of dysregulation

: impairment of a physiological regulatory mechanism (as that governing metabolism, immune response, or organ function)

Other Words from dysregulation

dysregulated \ -​ˈreg-​yə-​ˌlāt-​əd, -​ˈreg-​ə-​ How to pronounce dysregulated (audio) \ adjective

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