Definition of Self-limited
1. Adjective. Relating to a disease that tends to run a definite course without treatment.
Medical Definition of Self-limited
1. Denoting a disease that tends to cease after a definite period; e.g., pneumonia. (05 Mar 2000)
Lexicographical Neighbors of Self-limited
Literary usage of Self-limited
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1855)
"For instance, he remarks, "if we divide with a cutting instrument the cellular and muscular substance, we produce a self-limited disease. ..."
2. Journal of the American Medical Association by American Medical Association (1890)
"statement that in certain cases of phthisis "the disease may be said to be self-limited." It is a just inference that this idea has been well received by ..."
3. Nature in Disease: Illustrated in Various Discourses and Essays. To which by Jacob Bigelow (1859)
"... ON self-limited DISEASES A DISCOURSE DELIVERED BEFORE THE MASSACHUSETTS MEDICAL SOCIETY, AT THEIR ANNUAL MEETING, ..."