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1Regulation of a system or process by itself or from within, especially in such a way as to maintain a stable state.
Genetics. Regulation of the expression of a gene by a product of that gene.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Physician & Surgeon. From auto- + regulation. Compare French autorégulation.
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