autoaggression

noun
au·​to·​ag·​gres·​sion | \ ˌȯ-tō-ə-ˈgre-shən How to pronounce autoaggression (audio) \

Medical Definition of autoaggression

: autoimmunity The findings suggest that insulin-dependent diabetes may be a disease of autoaggression.— Shin-Weh Huang and Noel Keith Maclaren, Science

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“Autoaggression.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/autoaggression. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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