He imagines himself the victim of autointoxication, afflicted with paralysis of the colon or dearth of intestinal secretions.
While autointoxication may not be the primary cause of eczema, it augments all zymotic conditions.
autointoxication is said to play a prominent rle in the causation of melancholia.
It is evident that eczema may arise from local irritation to the skin or from an autointoxication.
A good deal of the talk about autointoxication is just talk.
Whether there is a poisoning of the organism, an autointoxication, in such a condition is not a settled matter.
autointoxication au·to·in·tox·i·ca·tion (ô'tō-ĭn-tŏk'sĭ-kā'shən)
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.