autoimmunity

noun

au·​to·​im·​mu·​ni·​ty ˌȯt-ō-im-ˈyü-nət-ē How to pronounce autoimmunity (audio)
plural autoimmunities
: 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 25 Jun. 2024.

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