self-limited

[ self-lim-i-tid, self- ]
/ ˌsɛlfˈlɪm ɪ tɪd, ˈsɛlf- /
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adjective

(of a disease) running a definite and limited course.

Origin of self-limited

First recorded in 1835–45
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self-limited

adj.

Running a definite course within a specific period; little modified by treatment. Used of a disease.

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