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Physiology. the slowest, therefore rate-limiting, step in a process or reaction involving several steps.
Biology. an environmental factor that tends to limit population size.

an environmental variable that limits or slows the growth or activities of an organism; also, any environmental variable whose presence, absence, or abundance restricts the distribution, numbers, or condition of an organism


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