autoimmune disease

autoimmune disease
noun
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
Hypernyms: ↑disease
Hyponyms:
myasthenia gravis, ↑myasthenia, ↑multiple sclerosis, ↑MS, ↑disseminated sclerosis, ↑disseminated multiple sclerosis, ↑type I diabetes, ↑insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, ↑IDDM, ↑juvenile-onset diabetes, ↑juvenile diabetes, ↑growth-onset diabetes, ↑ketosis-prone diabetes, ↑ketoacidosis-prone diabetes, ↑autoimmune diabetes, ↑Graves' disease, ↑exophthalmic goiter, ↑rheumatoid arthritis, ↑atrophic arthritis, ↑rheumatism, ↑ankylosing spondylitis, ↑Marie-Strumpell disease, ↑rheumatoid spondylitis, ↑discoid lupus erythematosus, ↑DLE, ↑Hashimoto's disease, ↑lupus erythematosus, ↑LE, ↑pemphigus, ↑scleroderma, ↑dermatosclerosis, ↑thrombocytopenic purpura, ↑idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, ↑purpura hemorrhagica, ↑Werlhof's disease
Part Meronyms: ↑autoimmunity

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Pathol.
a disease resulting from a disordered immune reaction in which antibodies are produced against one's own tissues, as systemic lupus erythematosus or rheumatoid arthritis.
[1960-65]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

См. также в других словарях:

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