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autoimmune

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adjective au·to·im·mune \-im-ˈyün\

Definition of autoimmune

  1. :  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·typlay \-ˈyü-nə-tē\ noun
au·to·im·mu·ni·za·tionplay \-ˌim-yə-nə-ˈzā-shən also -im-ˌyü-\ noun


1952

First Known Use of autoimmune

1952


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autoimmune

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adjective au·to·im·mune \-im-ˈyün\

Medical Definition of autoimmune

  1. :  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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