The decrease in a feedback cycle resulting of a negative amplification cycle.
Attenuation corresponds to the progressive damping of the concerned process or function. When persisting, it may lead to their disappearance, by total loss of any capacity for regulating fluctuations.
(For the opposite, see "gain")
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