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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



autoimmune enteropathy  listen  (AW-toh-ih-MYOON en-teh-RAH-puh-thee)

  A rare disease in which certain cells in the intestine are destroyed by a patient’s immune system. It causes severe, chronic, diarrhea and usually occurs in children.