Autoimmune meaning

ôtō-ĭ-myo͝on
(pathology, immunology) Of or pertaining to autoimmunity.
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Of or relating to an immune response by the body against one of its own cells or tissues.
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Initiating or resulting from the production of autoantibodies, sometimes with damage to normal components of the body.
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Relating to or resulting from an immune response by the body against an antigen in its own cells or tissues.

An autoimmune reaction; an autoimmune disorder.

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Origin of autoimmune

  • From auto- +‎ immune.

    From Wiktionary