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Definition of "autoimmunity" []

  • The condition where one's immune system attacks one's own tissues, i.e., an autoimmune disorder. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "autoimmunity" in a sentence
  • "The best we can do to describe the notion that environmental chemicals might be linked to autoimmunity is to use the clunky phrase “environmental autoimmune disease triggers,” which is analogous to saying “environmental cancer disease triggers” instead of, simply, “carcinogens.”"
  • "T regulatory cells are used by the body to control autoimmunity, which is explained in this video by Thomas Ichim, the CEO of"
  • "Faustman’s approach offered a distinct advantage over much of the current treatment in autoimmunity, which is usually more broadly immunosuppressive—meaning it tinkers with all T cells or all B cells in order to try to keep the autoimmune reaction from occurring."