[aw-toh-im-yuh-nuh-zey-shuh n, -i-myoo-]
antibody production by an organism in response to and against any of its own tissues, cells, or cell components.
- autoignition point,
- autoimmune disease,
- autoimmune hemolytic anemia,
Origin of autoimmunization
Also called autosensitization.
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