autoregulation

See also: autorégulation

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auto- +‎ regulation

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autoregulation (uncountable)

  1. (biology) Any of several physiological processes in which an inhibitory feedback system counteracts change.
  2. The process that maintains a constant flow of blood to an organ despite changes in arterial pressure.

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Last modified on 8 October 2013, at 16:29