[ aw-tuh-tok-sin ]
/ ˌɔ təˈtɒk sɪn /
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a toxin or poisonous chemical formed within the body and acting against it.
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British Dictionary definitions for autotoxin
/ (ˌɔːtəˈtɒksɪn) /
any poison or toxin formed in the organism upon which it actsSee autointoxication
Derived forms of autotoxinautotoxic, adjective
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Medical definitions for autotoxin
[ ô′tō-tŏk′sĭn ]
A poison that acts on the organism in which it is generated.
Other words from autotoxinau′to•tox′ic adj.
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