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
April 27, 2015
savvy Hear it
to understand
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears