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self–recognition

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noun self–rec·og·ni·tion \-ˌre-kig-ˈni-shən, -kəg-\

Definition of self–recognition

  1. 1 :  recognition of one's own self

  2. 2 :  the process by which the immune system of an organism distinguishes between the body's own chemicals, cells, and tissues and those of foreign organisms and agents




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self–recognition

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noun self–rec·og·ni·tion \-ˌrek-əg-ˈnish-ən\

Medical Definition of self–recognition

  1. :  the process by which the immune system of an organism distinguishes between the body's own chemicals, cells, and tissues and those of foreign organisms or agents—compare self-tolerance




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