Describing a condition where the immune system reacts to the body itself.(adjective)
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Use "auto-immune" in a sentence
"Most diseases which may be defined as auto-immune disorders, such as multiple sclerosis, systemic lupus, chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia, will prevent you from registering to become a potential volunteer donor."
"Two years earlier, she had developed an auto-immune disease out of the blue and her kidneys had failed as a result."
"Venus Williams has still to play a competitive match since being diagnosed with an auto-immune disease in August last year."