Medical Dictionary

autoantigen

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noun au·to·an·ti·gen \ˌȯt-(ˌ)ō-ˈant-i-ˌjen\

Medical Definition of autoantigen

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

autoantigenic

\-ˌant-i-ˈjen-ik\play adjective

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