self-recognition


self–rec·og·ni·tion

noun \-ˌrek-əg-ˈnish-ən\

Definition of SELF-RECOGNITION

: 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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