autointoxication

[aw-toh-in-tok-suh-key-shuh n]

Origin of autointoxication

First recorded in 1885–90; auto-1 + intoxication
Also called autotoxemia, autotoxaemia, autotoxicosis.

autotoxemia

or au·to·tox·ae·mi·a

[aw-toh-tok-see-mee-uh]
noun Pathology.
  1. autointoxication.

Origin of autotoxemia

First recorded in 1885–90; auto-1 + toxemia
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British Dictionary definitions for autotoxaemia

autotoxaemia

US autotoxemia

noun
  1. another name for autointoxication

autointoxication

noun
  1. self-poisoning caused by absorption of toxic products originating within the bodyAlso called: autotoxaemia
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autotoxaemia in Medicine

autointoxication

[ô′tō-ĭn-tŏk′sĭ-kāshən]
n.
  1. Self-poisoning resulting from the absorption of waste products of metabolism, decomposed intestinal matter, or other toxins produced within the body.endogenic toxicosis
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