autointoxication

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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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