One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
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.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Boston Medical and Surgical Journal. From auto- + immunization, after either German Autoimmunisirung or its synonym Autoimmunisation.
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