systemic lupus erythematosus

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  • SLE (abbreviation)

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systemic lupus erythematosus (uncountable)

  1. (pathology) A systemic autoimmune disease (or autoimmune connective tissue disease), where the immune system attacks the body's cells and tissue and causes inflammation and tissue damage.

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