[ aw-toh-an-ti-juh n, -jen ]
/ ˌɔ toʊˈæn tɪ dʒən, -ˌdʒɛn /
an antigen of one's own cells or cell products.
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Also called self-antigen.
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Medical definitions for autoantigen
[ ô′tō-ăn′tĭ-jən ]
An endogenous antigen that stimulates the production of autoantibodies.
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