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autoantigen

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

medical Definition of autoantigen

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

autoantigenic

play \-ˌant-i-ˈjen-ik\ adjective

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