- 1. In immunology, the condition in which one's own tissues are subject to deleterious effects of the immune system, as in autoallergy and in autoimmune disease; specific humoral or cell-mediated immune response against the body's own tissues. SYN: autoallergy. 2. Literally, the condition in which “self” is exempt.
* * *au·to·im·mu·ni·ty .ȯt-ō-im-'yü-nət-ē n, pl -ties a condition in which the body produces an immune response against its own tissue constituents
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