the minimum temperature at which a substance will undergo spontaneous combustion.
- Autoimmune disease
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. Contemporary Examples The Andrews family had already lost a daughter to an autoimmune disease in 1999. The Army Lied About the Hero Who Died Looking for Bowe Bergdahl Michael Daly June […]
of or relating to the of an organism against any of its own tissues, cells, or cell components. Contemporary Examples Nightshades have been associated with arthritis, fibromyalgia, autoimmune conditions and headaches. Pizza Might Be Your Enemy Daniela Drake March 8, 2014 Ten years ago I bought a catastrophic policy for even less than that, despite […]
antibody production by an organism in response to and against any of its own tissues, cells, or cell components.
reinfection by a pathogen that is already in the body. caused by transfer of a pathogen from one part of the body to another. noun infection by a pathogenic agent already within the body or infection transferred from one part of the body to another autoinfection au·to·in·fec·tion (ô’tō-ĭn-fěk’shən) n. Reinfection by microbes or parasitic organisms […]