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autoantigen

 [aw″to-an´tĭ-jen]
an antigen that, despite being a normal tissue constituent, is the target of a humoral or cell-mediated immune response, such as in autoimmune disease.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

au·to·an·ti·gen

(aw'to-an'ti-jen),
A "self" antigen; any tissue constituent that evokes an immune response by the host.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

autoantigen

(ô′tō-ăn′tĭ-jən)
n.
An endogenous antigen that stimulates autoantibody production, as in an autoimmune reaction.
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autoantigen

Any of an organism’s own antigens (self-antigens)—e.g., glomerular basement membrane, mitochondria, muscle, parietal cells, thyroglobulin and others, which may evoke production of autoantibodies.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

autoantigen

Immunology Any self antigen–eg, glomerular basement membrane, mitochondria, muscle, parietal cells, thyroglobulin and others, which may evoke production of autoantibodies. See Antigen.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

au·to·an·ti·gen

(aw'to-an'ti-jĕn)
A "self" antigen; any tissue constituent that evokes an immune response by the host.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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