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self

 [self]
1. a term used to denote an animal's own antigenic constituents, in contrast to “nonself” (which denotes foreign antigenic constituents). The self constituents are metabolized without antibody formation, whereas the antigens that are nonself are eliminated through the immune response mechanism. It has been postulated that there is a mechanism of “self recognition” that enables the organism to distinguish between self and nonself. See also immunity.
2. the complete being of an individual, comprising both physical and psychological characteristics, and including both conscious and unconscious components. The concept of self is central to the jungian personality theory. See also Jung.
therapeutic use of self the ability to use theory, experiential knowledge, and self-awareness, and to explore one's impact on others.

self

autophobia.

self

(self),
1. A sum of the attitudes, feelings, memories, traits, and behavioral predispositions that make up the personality.
2. The individual person as represented in his or her own awareness and in his or her environment.
3. A generalized, everyday term for ego or persona.
4. In immunology, an individual's autologous cell components as contrasted with non-self, or foreign, constituents; the basic mechanism underlying recognition of self from non-self is unknown, but serves to protect the host from an immunologic attack on the host's own antigenic constituents, as opposed to immune system destruction or elimination of foreign antigens.

self

(sĕlf)
n. pl. selves
1. The total, essential, or particular being of a person; the individual.
2. One's consciousness of one's own being or identity; the ego.
3. That which the immune system identifies as belonging to the body.

self

Immunology
adjective Referring to one’s own immune system; autologous.

self

(self)
1. A sum of the attitudes, feelings, memories, traits, and behavioral predispositions that make up the personality.
2. The person as represented in his or her own awareness and in his or her environment.
3. immunology A person's autologous cell components as contrasted with nonself, or foreign, constituents. The mechanism of recognition of self from nonself is unknown, but serves to protect from an immunologic attack on the host's own antigenic constituents, as opposed to immune system destruction or elimination of foreign antigens.
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