[ô′tō-dī-jĕschən, -dĭ-]



Nearby words

  1. autodermic graft,
  2. autodestruct,
  3. autodidact,
  4. autodidactic,
  5. autodidacticism,
  6. autodyne,
  7. autoecholalia,
  8. autoecious,
  9. autoeciously,
  10. autoecism

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Examples from the Web for autodigestion

  • 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.

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