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self-limited

 [self-lim´ĭ-ted]
limited by its own peculiarities, and not by outside influence.
s.-l. disease one that runs a definite limited course without treatment.

self-lim·it·ed

(self-lim'i-tĕd),
Denoting a disease that tends to cease after a definite period; for example, pneumonia.

self-limited

(sĕlf-lĭm′ĭ-tĭd)
adj.
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.

self-limited

adjective Related to a condition, especially infection or inflammation, that resolves without therapy

self-lim·it·ed

(self-lim'i-tĕd)
Denoting a disease that tends to cease after a definite period (e.g., pneumonia).
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