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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·ty n.
au′to·im′mu·ni·za′tion (-ĭm′yə-nə-zā′shən) n.
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Noun1.autoimmunity - production of antibodies against the tissues of your own body; produces autoimmune disease or hypersensitivity reactions
autoimmune disease, autoimmune disorder - any of a large group of diseases characterized by abnormal functioning of the immune system that causes your immune system to produce antibodies against your own tissues
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
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