autoimmunization


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Related to autoimmunization: Autoantigens

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.
Translations

au·to·im·mu·ni·za·tion

n. autoinmunización, inmunidad producida por una sustancia desarrollada dentro del organismo de la persona afectada.
References in periodicals archive ?
The mechanism of autoimmunization brings the world to crisis, following "a logic of redoubled negation that permits a melancholic subject to elude the harsh import of his or her own intuition of danger.
See "Faith and Knowledge" and Rogues for extended discussions of the structure of autoimmunization.