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Of, relating to, or resulting from an immune response by the body against an antigen in its own cells or tissues: an autoimmune reaction; an autoimmune disorder.
au′to·im′mu·ni·za′tion (-ĭm′yə-nə-zā′shən) n.
(Pathology) (of a disease) caused by the action of antibodies produced against substances normally present in the body
au•to•im•mune(ˌɔ toʊ ɪˈmyun)
of or pertaining to the immune response of an organism against any of its own components.
Relating to a reaction of the immune system in which antibodies are produced that attack the body's own cells and tissues, often causing illness.
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|Adj.||1.||autoimmune - of or relating to the immune response of the body against substance normally present in the body|