Autostimulation | definition of autostimulation by Medical dictionary
autostimulation (ot″ō-stim″yŭ-lā′shŏn) [ auto- + stimulation]
1. In immunology, stimulation by antigens present in the organism.
2. Stimulation or motivation of oneself.
References in periodicals archive
Increased interleukin (IL)-1 b messenger ribonucleic acid expression in [beta]-cells of individuals with type 2 diabetes and regulation of IL-1 b in human islets by glucose and autostimulation
261) In that same passage, he holds (in perhaps 'prematurely technical' fashion) that the psychoanalytic interpretation of dreams can be dispensed with in favor of 'aminergic demodulation and cholinergic autostimulation