Definition of autosensitization in English:

autosensitization

(also autosensitisation)

noun

Medicine
  • 1Sensitization to a foreign antigen already present within the body (now rare or disused).

  • 2The development or production of autoimmunity or autoallergy.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Journal of Medical Research.

Pronunciation

autosensitization

/ˌɔːtə(ʊ)sɛnsɪtʌɪˈzeɪʃn/