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1. (Science: biology) The adaption of form or behaviour of an organism to changed conditions.
2. (Science: embryology) The power of a pregastrula stage to form a whole embryo from a part.
Origin: L. Regula = rule
(embryology) the ability of an early embryo to continue normal development after its structure has been somehow damaged or altered.The monitoring of a particular situation or reaction.

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