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Medical definitions for negative feedback

negative feedback

n.

Feedback that reduces the output of a system.
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Scientific definitions for negative feedback

negative feedback

Feedback in which the output quantity or signal lowers the input quantity or signal. Negative feedback is used in natural and artificial regulatory mechanisms, as well as in the design of oscillators.
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