autoimmune


au·to·im·mune

adjective \-im-ˈyün\

Definition of AUTOIMMUNE

:  of, relating to, or caused by autoantibodies or T cells that attack molecules, cells, or tissues of the organism producing them <autoimmune diseases>
au·to·im·mu·ni·ty \-ˈyü-nə-tē\ noun
au·to·im·mu·ni·za·tion \-ˌim-yə-nə-ˈzā-shən also -im-ˌyü-\ noun

First Known Use of AUTOIMMUNE

1952

au·to·im·mune

adjective \-im-ˈyün\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of AUTOIMMUNE

: of, relating to, or caused by antibodies or T cells that attack molecules, cells, or tissues of the organism producing them <autoimmune diseases>

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