Definition of autoregulation in English:

autoregulation

noun

  • 1Regulation of a system or process by itself or from within, especially in such a way as to maintain a stable state.

  • 2Genetics
    Genetics. Regulation of the expression of a gene by a product of that gene.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Physician & Surgeon. From auto- + regulation. Compare French autorégulation.

Pronunciation

autoregulation

/ˌɔːtə(ʊ)rɛɡjʊˈleɪʃn/