noun see autoimmune

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  • autoimmunity — autoimmunity. См. аутоиммунитет. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Autoimmunity — Infobox Disease Name = Autoimmunity Caption = DiseasesDB = 28805 ICD10 = ICD9 = ICD9|279.4 ICDO = OMIM = 109100 MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D001327 Autoimmunity is the failure of an organism to recognize its own… …   Wikipedia

  • autoimmunity — (aw to ī mun ī te) Autoimmunity is a condition characterized by the presence of serum autoantibodies and self reactive lymphocytes. It may be benign or pathogenic. Autoimmunity is a normal consequence of aging; is readily inducible by infectious… …   Dictionary of microbiology

  • autoimmunity — See autoimmune. * * *       the state in which the immune system reacts against the body s own normal components, producing disease or functional changes.       The human immune system performs a surveillance function, identifying and disposing… …   Universalium

  • autoimmunity — noun The condition where ones immune system attacks ones own tissues, i.e., an autoimmune disorder …   Wiktionary

  • autoimmunity — 1. In immunology, the condition in which one s own tissues are subject to deleterious effects of the immune system, as in autoallergy and in autoimmune disease; specific humoral or cell mediated …   Medical dictionary

  • autoimmunity — n. self immunization, production of antibodies within the body …   English contemporary dictionary

  • autoimmunity — au·to·immunity …   English syllables

  • autoimmunity — n. a disorder of the body s defence mechanisms in which an immune response is generated against components or products of its own tissues, treating them as foreign material and attacking them. See: autoimmune disease, immunity …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • autoimmunity —    The state of having acquired an immunologic memory that says a normal cell membrane is other , and having forming antibody responses against it. A viral infection or organic chemical (hapten) may have started the response, but surviving… …   Herbal-medical glossary

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