autoantibody

Definitions of autoantibody
  1. noun
    an antibody acting against tissues of the organism that produces it
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    types:
    rheumatoid factor
    autoantibody that is usually present in the serum of people with rheumatoid arthritis
    type of:
    antibody
    any of a large variety of proteins normally present in the body or produced in response to an antigen which it neutralizes, thus producing an immune response
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