upregulation

noun
up·​reg·​u·​la·​tion | \ ˈəp-ˌreg-yə-ˈlā-shən How to pronounce upregulation (audio) , -ˌreg-ə-ˈlā- How to pronounce upregulation (audio) \

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

Other Words from upregulation

upregulate \ -​ˈreg-​yə-​ˌlāt How to pronounce upregulation (audio) \ transitive verb upregulated; upregulating

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“Upregulation.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/upregulation. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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