Definition of autoimmunization in English:

autoimmunization

(also autoimmunisation)

noun

Medicine
  • 1The production or enhancement of the natural immune response to a pathogen or foreign substance already present in the body; an instance of this. Now rare.

  • 2The production or development of autoimmunity.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Boston Medical and Surgical Journal. From auto- + immunization, after either German Autoimmunisirung or its synonym Autoimmunisation.

Pronunciation

autoimmunization

/ˌɔːtəʊɪmjʊnʌɪˈzeɪʃn/