autodigestion

[ô′tō-dī-jĕschən, -dĭ-]
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Examples from the Web for autodigestion

Historical Examples of autodigestion

  • 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.