Autoantibody definition

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An antibody that acts against the body's own molecules and tissues and may cause an autoimmune disorder.
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An antibody that reacts with the cells, tissues, or native proteins of the individual in which it is produced. Autoimmune diseases are caused by the presence of autoantibodies.
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An antibody that reacts with the cells, tissues, or native proteins of the individual in which it is produced.
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An antibody that reacts with the cells, tissues, or native proteins of the individual in which it is produced.
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An antibody formed in response to an agent (autoantigen) produced by the organism itself.
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Noun

Singular:
autoantibody
Plural:
autoantibodies