autosensitization

autosensitization

 [aw″to-sen″sĭ-tĭ-za´shun]
development of sensitivity to one's own serum or tissues.

autosensitization

/au·to·sen·si·ti·za·tion/ (-sen″sĭ-tĭ-za´shun) autoimmunization.
erythrocyte autosensitization  autoerythrocyte sensitization; see painful bruising syndrome, under syndrome .

autosensitization

[-sen′sətīzā′shən]
Etymology: Gk, autos, self; L, sentire, to feel
the sensitization of an individual by humoral antibodies or by a delayed cellular reaction to substances in his or her own body tissues.

autosensitization

development of sensitivity to one's own serum or tissues.
References in periodicals archive ?
Gardner FH, Diamond LK: Autoerythrocyte sensitization; a form of purpura producing painful bruising following autosensitization to red blood cells in certain women.
The psychogenic purpuras: a review of autoerythrocyte sensitization, autosensitization to DNA, "hysterical" and factitial bleeding, and the religious stigmata.