autoimmunity

noun
au·​to·​im·​mu·​ni·​ty | \ ˌȯt-ō-im-ˈyü-nət-ē How to pronounce autoimmunity (audio) \
plural autoimmunities

Medical Definition of autoimmunity

: a condition in which the body produces an immune response against its own tissue constituents

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“Autoimmunity.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/autoimmunity. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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