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autodigestion in Medicine

autodigestion au·to·di·ges·tion (ô'tō-dī-jěs'chən, -dĭ-)
See autolysis.

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  • A m/200 HCl solution gives marked acceleration of the autodigestion of the liver.

  • This would explain why autodigestion takes place after oxidations cease.

  • It is of interest to look for more examples of autodigestion accompanying phenomena of regeneration.

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