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Definitions

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  • noun Self-regulation.

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

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  • noun (physiology) processes that maintain a generally constant physiological state in a cell or organism

Etymologies

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auto- +‎ regulation

Examples

  • That balancing act is called autoregulation and keeps your blood pressure relatively normal.

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  • This dynamic regulation of cerebrovascular resistance maintains a constant CBF in the CPP range between 50 mm Hg to 150 mm Hg and is called autoregulation (Fig. 3) [59,60].

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  • In this study, investigators are using a novel optical imaging technique to investigate cerebrovascular autoregulation in preterm infants.

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  • But excess blood glucose negates and destroys this autoregulation system, thus taxing your arteries more heavily.

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  • Failure of cerebral autoregulation as a cause of brain dysfunction in the elderly.

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  • Positive autoregulation with no coding variation generated about the same proportion of overdominance for the sign motifs [0 0 +], [0 + +]

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  • Negative and positive feedback are mathematically well-defined concepts when used in connection with ordinary differential equation systems, and the terms do not acquire different meanings in different contexts In Appendix S1 we show analytically for a generalization of eqns. (4) that negative autoregulation generates a negative allele interaction sign and that positive autoregulation generates a positive allele interaction sign.

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  • Warner JR (1998) Positive and negative autoregulation of REB1 transcription in

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  • Overdominance generated by nonmonotonic autoregulation.

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  • (A) Relative frequency of the 18 different allele interaction sign motifs with positive and negative autoregulation.

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