automechanism

automechanism

[¦ȯd·ō′mek·ə‚niz·əm]
(control systems)
A machine or other device that operates automatically or under control of a servomechanism.
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Bearing in mind postulates mentioned above, we were interested whether adipose-derived progenitor cells of EMS horses that are affected by elevated oxidative stress--of both mitochondrial and endoplasmatic reticulum--exhibit impaired multipotency and are capable of developing automechanism that protects them from molecular quiescence and allow them to maintain their functionality.