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Definition of "autoantibodies" []

  • Plural form of autoantibody. (noun)

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Use "autoantibodies" in a sentence
  • "Antibodies that turn on one’s own tissue are known as autoantibodies—antibodies meaning “fighter cells,” auto literally meaning “self.”"
  • "Smokers, for instance, tend to have higher levels of "autoantibodies" -- immune defenses that are mistakenly aimed at the body's own cells."
  • "WEDNESDAY, Aug. 3 HealthDay News -- A blood test that screens for certain markers in the blood called "autoantibodies" is showing promise in diagnosing Alzheimer's disease, researchers report."