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au·to·im·mune

 (ô′tō-ĭ-myo͞on′)
adj.
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·ty n.
au′to·im′mu·ni·za′tion (-ĭm′yə-nə-zā′shən) n.

autoimmune

(ˌɔːtəʊɪˈmjuːn)
adj
(Pathology) (of a disease) caused by the action of antibodies produced against substances normally present in the body
ˌautoimˈmunity n

au•to•im•mune

(ˌɔ toʊ ɪˈmyun)

adj.
of or pertaining to the immune response of an organism against any of its own components.
[1950–55]
au`to•im•mu′ni•ty, n.

au·to·im·mune

(ô′tō-ĭ-myo͞on′)
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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.autoimmune - of or relating to the immune response of the body against substance normally present in the bodyautoimmune - of or relating to the immune response of the body against substance normally present in the body
Translations
autoimunitní

autoimmune

adjautoimmun; autoimmune diseaseAutoimmunkrankheit f

autoimmune

[ˌɔːtəʊɪˈmjuːn] adjautoimmune

autoimmune

adj autoinmune
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