autoantibody

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noun au·to·an·ti·body \ˌȯ-(ˌ)tō-ˈan-ti-ˌbä-dē\

Definition of autoantibody

  1. :  an antibody active against a tissue constituent of the individual producing it

1905

First Known Use of autoantibody

1905


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autoantibody

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noun au·to·an·ti·body \ˌȯt-(ˌ)ō-ˈant-i-ˌbäd-ē\

Medical Definition of autoantibody

plural

autoantibodies

  1. :  an antibody active against a tissue constituent of the individual producing it


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