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autoimmuneadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˌɔː.təʊ.ɪˈmjuːn/  us   /ˌɑː.t̬oʊ-/ specialized
relating to a ​condition in which someone's antibodiesattacksubstances that are ​naturallyfound in the ​body: One ​type of ​diabetes is an autoimmune disease/​disorder that may be ​triggered by a ​virus.
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