autoclasis

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autoclasis

 [aw-tok´lah-sis]
destruction of a part by influences within itself.

au·toc·la·sis

, autoclasia (aw-tok'lă-sis, aw-tō-klā'zē-ă),
1. A breaking up or rupturing from intrinsic or internal causes.
2. Progressive immunologically induced tissue destruction.
[auto- + G. klasis, breaking]

autoclasis

/au·toc·la·sis/ (aw-tok´lah-sis) destruction of a part by influences within itself, as by autoimmune processes.

au·toc·la·sis

, autoclasia (aw-tok'lă-sis, aw'tō-klā'zē-ă)
1. A breaking up or rupturing from intrinsic or internal causes.
2. Progressive immunologically induced tissue destruction.
[auto- + G. klasis, breaking]

au·toc·la·sis

, autoclasia (aw-tok'lă-sis, aw'tō-klā'zē-ă)
1. A breaking up or rupturing from intrinsic or internal causes.
2. Progressive immunologically induced tissue destruction.
[auto- + G. klasis, breaking]

autoclasis

destruction of a tissue by an autoimmune response. See autoimmune disease.