autoantigen

noun
au·​to·​an·​ti·​gen | \ ˌȯt-(ˌ)ō-ˈant-i-ˌjen How to pronounce autoantigen (audio) \

Medical Definition of autoantigen

: an antigen that is a normal bodily constituent and against which the immune system produces autoantibodies

Other Words from autoantigen

autoantigenic \ -​ˌant-​i-​ˈjen-​ik How to pronounce autoantigen (audio) \ adjective

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“Autoantigen.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/autoantigen. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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