noun see autoimmune

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • autoimmunization — (Amer.) n. autosensitization, production of antibody by an organism in reaction to and against any of its own tissue constituents or cells, induction in an organism of autoimmunity (also autoimmunisation) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • autoimmunization — /aw toh im yeuh neuh zay sheuhn, i myooh /, n. Immunol. antibody production by an organism in response to and against any of its own tissues, cells, or cell components. Also called autosensitization. [1905 10; AUTO 1 + IMMUNIZATION] * * * …   Universalium

  • autoimmunization — Induction of autoimmunity. * * * au·to·im·mu·ni·za·tion or Brit au·to·im·mu·ni·sa·tion .im yə nə zā shənalso im .yü nə n production by the body of an immune response against its own tissue constituents * * * au·to·im·mu·ni·za·tion (aw″to… …   Medical dictionary

  • autoimmunization — au·to·immunization …   English syllables

  • autoimmunization — “+ noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary aut + immunization : production by an individual of antibodies against constituents of his own tissues that is a possible cause of a number of serious and apparently incurable diseases * …   Useful english dictionary

  • autosensitization — au·to·sen·si·ti·za·tion or Brit au·to·sen·si·ti·sa·tion .ȯt ō .sen(t) sət ə zā shən, .sen(t) stə zā n AUTOIMMUNIZATION * * * au·to·sen·si·ti·za·tion (aw″to sen″sĭ tĭ zaґshən) sensitization toward one s own tissues; see …   Medical dictionary

  • autosensitization — | ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷ at auto I+ noun ( s) Etymology: aut + sensitization : autoimmunization * * * /aw toh sen si teuh zay sheuhn/, n. Immunol. autoimmunization. [AUTO 1 + SENSITIZATION] …   Useful english dictionary

  • autoimmune — adjective Date: 1952 of, relating to, or caused by autoantibodies or T cells that attack molecules, cells, or tissues of the organism producing them < autoimmune diseases > • autoimmunity noun • autoimmunization noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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