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regulation

 [reg″u-la´shun]
1. the act of adjusting or state of being adjusted to a certain standard.
2. in biology, the adaptation of form or behavior of an organism to changed conditions.
3. the power to form a whole embryo from stages before the gastrula.
4. the biochemical mechanisms that control the expression of genes.
hemodynamic regulation in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as optimization of heart rate, preload, afterload and contractility. See also hemodynamic monitoring.
temperature regulation in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as attaining and/or maintaining body temperature within a normal range.
temperature regulation: intraoperative in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as attaining and/or maintaining desired intraoperative body temperature.

reg·u·la·tion

(reg'yū-lā'shŭn),
1. An epigentic process whereby the developmental fates of rates of cell development of embryonic subsystems may change during embryonic development, thereby compensating for defects and permitting normal development of the embryo as a whole. The human embryo is termed regulatory because its tissues and organs are not determined but become so according to the relationship of the different parts to each other.
2. In experimental embryology, the power of a pregastrula embryo to continue approximately normal development after a part or parts have been manipulated or destroyed.
[L. regula, a rule]

regulation

/reg·u·la·tion/ (reg″u-la´shun)
1. the act of adjusting or state of being adjusted to a certain standard.
2. in biology, the adaptation of form or behavior of an organism to changed conditions.
3. the power to form a whole embryo from stages before the gastrula.reg´ulatory

regulation

(rĕg′yə-lā′shən)
n.
1. The act of regulating or the state of being regulated.
2. Embryology The capacity of an embryo to continue normal development following injury to or alteration of a structure.

reg·u·la·tion

(reg'yū-lā'shŭn)
1. Control of the rate or manner in which a process progresses or a product is formed.
2. experimental embryology The power of a pregastrula embryo to continue approximately normal development after a part or parts have been manipulated or destroyed.
3. A rule or order issued by a regulatory agency of government or some other recognized authority (e.g., a rule on licensure of health care professionals issued by a state, province, or any other subnational jurisdiction).
[L. regula, a rule]

regulation

  1. (in embryology) the process of determining normal development, even in cases of damage, where a properly formed embryo may result even after the loss of a large part. In many animals regulation after damage is possible only before fertilization but in others it may take place in later development.
  2. the limitation of a population over a period of time by natural factors such as DENSITY DEPENDENT FACTORS.

regulation

1. the act of adjusting or state of being adjusted to a certain standard.
2. in biology, the adaptation of form or behavior of an organism to changed conditions.
3. the power of a pregastrula stage to form a whole embryo from a part.
4. the biochemical mechanisms that control the expression of genes.
5. in law the lesser rules promulgated under the authority of an Act of Parliament, and which can be altered by consultation short of presenting a bill to the Parliament.

feedback regulation
a mechanism for regulating metabolic processes involving the active and regulatory sites of allosteric enzyme proteins.

Patient discussion about regulation

Q. My hormones are always out of wake. How can I regulate my periods? I like to try with herbs. I am 32 years old and I have 2 children. After my second delivery I had irregular periods. I have been on BC most of my life to regulate my periods but I don't like them. And I feel sick. My physician said that my thyroid is low but within normal range. My hormones are always out of wake. How can I regulate my periods? I like to try with herbs.

A. My dear your decision is good. There is nothing to feel sick; most of the women are having this problem. My daughter had the same problem like you; we tried so many meds but in vain. At last we tried with herbal meds really it is amazing, after that she had regular period. Now she is happy. I suggest you to try with herbal meds. Good Luck.

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References in classic literature ?
In all the other Cases before mentioned, the supreme Court shall have appellate Jurisdiction, both as to Law and Fact, with such Exceptions, and under such Regulations as the Congress shall make.
The Congress shall have Power to dispose of and make all needful Rules and Regulations respecting the Territory or other Property belonging to the United States; and nothing in this Constitution shall be so construed as to Prejudice any Claims of the United States, or of any particular State.
The wave of rebellion swept over me in an instant, beginning with an heretical doubt as to the sanctity of the established order of things--that fetish which has ruled Pan-Americans for two centuries, and which is based upon a blind faith in the infallibility of the prescience of the long-dead framers of the articles of Pan-American federation--and ending in an adamantine determination to defend my honor and my life to the last ditch against the blind and senseless regulation which assumed the synonymity of misfortune and treason.
Then it was that I outlined to him my purpose to defy the regulation that had raised the dead lines, and to take my ship back to New York myself.
At least, they should not be able to charge me with a willful violation of the dead lines regulation.
Yes, for over two hundred years no man crossed 30d to 175d and lived to tell his story--not until chance drew me across and back again, and public opinion, revolting at last against the drastic regulations of our long-dead forbears, demanded that my story be given to the world, and that the narrow interdict which commanded peace, prosperity, and happiness to halt at 30d and 175d be removed forever.
I had ordered the message sent solely because regulations required it, and not with any particular hope that we could benefit by it in our present extremity.
The regulations are explicit, and if the Coldwater crosses thirty it devolves upon you to place Lieutenant Turck under arrest and immediately exert every endeavor to bring the ship back into Pan-American waters.
there may also arise questions about any impositions and extractions of market and harbour dues which may be required, and in general about the regulations of markets, police, harbours, and the like.
I think, he said, that there is no need to impose laws about them on good men; what regulations are necessary they will find out soon enough for themselves.
I conceive, I said, that the true legislator will not trouble himself with this class of enactments whether concerning laws or the constitution either in an ill-ordered or in a well-ordered State; for in the former they are quite useless, and in the latter there will be no difficulty in devising them; and many of them will naturally flow out of our previous regulations.