Regulatory region

A region of a chromosome that controls gene expression. In terms of DNA, it is a regulatory sequence.

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    A sequence of bases in DNA that controls gene expression.

  • Regulatory T cell

    A T cell (T lymphocyte) that regulates the activity of another T cell, usually by suppressing its activity. This process can be beneficial or harmful. There are several different types of regulatory T cells.

  • Regurgitation

    A backward flowing. For example, vomiting is a regurgitation of food from the stomach, and the sloshing of blood back into the heart when a heart valve is incompetent is a regurgitation of blood.

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    An abbreviation for rehabilitation.

  • Rehabilitation

    The process of helping a person who has suffered an illness or injury restore lost skills and so regain maximum self-sufficiency. For example, rehabilitation work after a stroke may help the patient walk and speak clearly again.

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