[ aw-toh-im-yuh-nuh-zey-shuh n, -i-myoo- ]
/ ˌɔ toʊˌɪm yə nəˈzeɪ ʃən, -ɪˌmyu- /
antibody production by an organism in response to and against any of its own tissues, cells, or cell components.
Also called autosensitization.
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