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autoimmune disease

Noun1.autoimmune disease - any of a large group of diseases characterized by abnormal functioning of the immune system that causes your immune system to produce antibodies against your own tissues
Pronunciation: (AW-toh-ih-MYOON)

disorder of the body's immune system in which the immune system mistakenly attacks and destroys body tissue that it believes to be foreign.

ankylosing spondylitis, atrophic arthritis, autoimmune diabetes, autoimmune disorder, autoimmunity, dermatosclerosis, discoid lupus erythematosus, disease, DLE, growth-onset diabetes, Hashimoto's disease, IDDM, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, juvenile diabetes, juvenile-onset diabetes, ketoacidosis-prone diabetes, ketosis-prone diabetes, LE, lupus erythematosus, Marie-Strumpell disease, purpura hemorrhagica, rheumatism, rheumatoid arthritis, rheumatoid spondylitis, scleroderma, thrombocytopenic purpura, type I diabetes, Werlhof's disease
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