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- n. The condition where one's immune system attacks one's own tissues, i.e., an autoimmune disorder.
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- n. production of antibodies against the tissues of your own body; produces autoimmune disease or hypersensitivity reactions
From auto ("self") + immune (response) + -y ("condition"). (Wiktionary)