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autoantigen

[aw-toh-an-ti-juh n, -jen] /ˌɔ toʊˈæn tɪ dʒən, -ˌdʒɛn/
noun, Immunology
1.
an antigen of one's own cells or cell products.
Also called self-antigen.
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autoantigen in Medicine

autoantigen au·to·an·ti·gen (ô'tō-ān'tĭ-jən)
n.
A tissue constituent that evokes an immune response to the host's tissues.

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