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autoallergy au·to·al·ler·gy (ô'tō-āl'ər-jē)
An altered reactivity in which autoantibodies are produced against one's own tissues, causing a destructive rather than a protective effect.

au'to·al·ler'gic (ə-lûr'jĭk) adj.
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