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)

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  • autoimmunization — noun see autoimmune …   New Collegiate 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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