autoimmunization

noun
au·​to·​im·​mu·​ni·​za·​tion
variants: or British autoimmunisation \ -​ˌim-​yə-​nə-​ˈzā-​shən also -​im-​ˌyü-​nə-​ How to pronounce autoimmunization (audio) \

Medical Definition of autoimmunization

: production by the body of an immune response against its own tissue constituents

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“Autoimmunization.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/autoimmunization. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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