autointoxication

A disorder resulting from absorption of the waste products of metabolism, decomposed matter from the intestine, or the products of dead and infected tissue as in gangrene. SYN: autotoxicosis, endogenic toxicosis, enterotoxication, enterotoxism, intestinal intoxication, self-poisoning.

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au·to·in·tox·i·ca·tion -in-.täk-sə-'kā-shən n poisoning by toxic substances produced within the body

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n.
poisoning by a toxin formed within the body.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • autointoxication — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1887 a state of being poisoned by toxic substances produced within the body …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • autointoxication — /aw toh in tok seuh kay sheuhn/, n. Pathol. poisoning with toxic substances formed within the body, as during intestinal digestion. Also called autotoxemia, autotoxaemia, autotoxicosis. [1885 90; AUTO 1 + INTOXICATION] * * * …   Universalium

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  • autointoxication — n. poisoning of the body from a poison present in the body …   English contemporary dictionary

  • autointoxication — noun Medicine poisoning by a toxin formed within the body itself …   English new terms dictionary

  • autointoxication — au·to·intoxication …   English syllables

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