auto-intoxication

autointoxication

[aw-toh-in-tok-suh-key-shuhn]
noun Pathology.
poisoning with toxic substances formed within the body, as during intestinal digestion.
Also called autotoxemia, autotoxaemia, autotoxicosis.


Origin:
1885–90; auto-1 + intoxication

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autointoxication (ˌɔːtəʊɪnˌtɒksɪˈkeɪʃən)
 
n
Also called: autotoxaemia self-poisoning caused by absorption of toxic products originating within the body

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autointoxication au·to·in·tox·i·ca·tion (ô'tō-ĭn-tŏk'sĭ-kā'shən)
n.
Self-poisoning resulting from the absorption of waste products of metabolism, decomposed intestinal matter, or other toxins produced within the body. Also called endogenic toxicosis.

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