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[self-lim-i-tid, self-] /ˌsɛlfˈlɪm ɪ tɪd, ˈsɛlf-/
(of a disease) running a definite and limited course.

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


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