autoimmune etymology

English word autoimmune comes from English immune, English auto-

Detailed word origin of autoimmune

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
immune English (eng) (rare, transitive) To make immune. (epidemiology) A person who is not susceptible to infection by a particular disease (by extension) Not vulnerable.. (medicine) Of or pertaining to the immune system.. (medicine, usually with "to") Protected by inoculation, or due to innate resistance to pathogens.. (usually with "from") Exempt; not subject to.
auto- English (eng) (from automatic) automatic. (from automobile) relating to cars or the driving of cars. Regarding oneself.
autoimmune English (eng) (pathology, immunology) Of or pertaining to autoimmunity.

Words with the same origin as autoimmune

Descendants of immune
-lim- GRID Sabin vaccine adalimumab gay-related immunodeficiency immunify immunological immunologist immunology immunome nonimmunity radioimmunology
Descendants of auto-
autoadjuvant autoaggregation autoamputate autobiographical autobiography autocatalytical autoconfigure autoconfirm autocorrect autocue autodelete autodestruct autoloom automotive autophoretic autophosphatase autopilot autopositioning autorickshaw autosave autoscoring autosoliton autosuggestible autotarget