Medical Dictionary

oral tolerization

noun oral tol·er·iza·tion \-ˌtä-lə-rə-ˈzā-shən\

Medical Definition of ORAL TOLERIZATION

:  treatment of an autoimmune disease by feeding to the affected individual the autoantigen inducing the immune response and causing the disease in order to suppress the immune response by invoking oral tolerance


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