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Related to self-limited: self-limited condition
limited by its own peculiarities, and not by outside influence.
s.-l. disease one that runs a definite limited course without treatment.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
Denoting a disease that tends to cease after a definite period; for example, pneumonia.
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1. Limited by its or one's own characteristics rather than by external influences.
2. Medicine Running a definite course within a specific period; little modified by treatment. Used of an illness.
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self-limitedadjective Related to a condition, especially infection or inflammation, that resolves without therapy
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
Denoting a disease that tends to cease after a definite period (e.g., pneumonia).
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