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upregulation

noun up·reg·u·la·tion \ ˈəp-ˌreg-yə-ˈlā-shən , -ˌreg-ə-ˈlā- \

medical Definition of upregulation

: the process of increasing the response to a stimulus; specifically : increase in a cellular response to a molecular stimulus due to increase in the number of receptors on the cell surface

upregulate

play \-ˈreg-yə-ˌlāt\ transitive verb upregulated; upregulating

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