autoaggressive

adjective
au·​to·​ag·​gres·​sive | \ ˌȯ-tō-ə-ˈgre-siv How to pronounce autoaggressive (audio) \

Medical Definition of autoaggressive

: relating to or being antibodies or T cells that attack the molecules, cells, or tissues of the organism producing them : autoimmune Ideally, one would like to modulate or eliminate the autoaggressive T cells but leave the remaining immune system intact.— Hartmut Wekerle and Reinhard Hohlfeld, The New England Journal of Medicine, 10 July 2003

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“Autoaggressive.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/autoaggressive. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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