autoantibody


au·to·an·ti·body

noun \ˌ-(ˌ)tō-ˈan-ti-ˌbä-dē\

Definition of AUTOANTIBODY

:  an antibody active against a tissue constituent of the individual producing it

First Known Use of AUTOANTIBODY

circa 1910

au·to·an·ti·body

noun \ˌt-(ˌ)ō-ˈant-i-ˌbäd-ē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural au·to·an·ti·bod·ies

Medical Definition of AUTOANTIBODY

: an antibody active against a tissue constituent of the individual producing it

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