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1. Limiting oneself or itself.
2. Self-limited.

self′-lim′i·ta′tion (-tā′shən) n.


1. limiting oneself or itself.
2. Also, self′-lim′ited. (of a disease) running a definite and limited course.
self′-limita′tion, n.
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They induce us to self-limit our more expansive, off-the-wall and societally unpropitious behaviors that might very well lead us to acting out in ways that would ultimately produce new and better results for us and society at large.
Minister of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine Volodymyr Demchyshyn urged the industry to self-limit power consumption by 15% during peak hours.
Nonetheless, Foroohar continues to have reservations about the long-term outlook for the company - intellectual property from the NAV platform has a finite lifetime, which self-limits royalty streams and exposes the company to litigation risk.
KFD is a benign disorder with a self-limited course that affects females more commonly under the age of 30 years6.
Disease in children tends to be self-limited. Adults may present with HSP as well, and often exhibit more severe disease that may become chronic with relapses and is more difficult to treat.
The Court of Appeals noted that [t]he district court used [Husband's] earning capacity rather than his actual income as his gross income because it found that he unjustifiably self-limited his income.
EA is a rare and self-limited condition, mostly seen in middle-aged men, which is caused by either inflammation or ischemic changes related to torsion or venous infarction of the epiploic appendages (1).
Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease (KFD) is an enigmatic, benign and self-limited syndrome characterized by regional lymphadenopathy with tenderness, predominantly in the cervical region, usually accompanied by mild fever and night sweats.1 Kikuchi's disease, or necrotizing histolytic lymphadenitis, is a rare disease that presents predominantly in young women in their 20s and 30s from the Far East.3
We present the case of a woman with no previously known coronary artery disease or dysrhythmia, who developed a self-limited complete atrioventricular nodal block after sustaining blunt chest trauma (BCT) due to a horse kick injury to the chest.
Chief among these misconceptions is the notion that acne is generally a simple, self-limited rite of passage during adolescence.
A key misconception is the notion that acne is a simple, self-limited rite of passage during adolescence.
Further, most reports indicate that serotonin syndrome typically is self-limited and best treated with supportive measures and withdrawal of 5-HT active compounds.