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self-limited

[self-lim-i-tid, self-] /ˌsɛlfˈlɪm ɪ tɪd, ˈsɛlf-/
adjective
1.
(of a disease) running a definite and limited course.
Also, self-limiting.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45
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selflimited in Medicine

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

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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