autointoxication


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au·to·in·tox·i·ca·tion

(aw'tō-in-toks'i-kā'shŭn),
A disorder resulting from absorption of the waste products of metabolism, decomposed matter from the intestine, or the products of dead and infected tissue, as in gangrene.

autointoxication

(ô′tō-ĭn-tŏk′sĭ-kā′shən)
n.
Self-poisoning caused by endogenous microorganisms, metabolic wastes, or other toxins produced within the body. Also called autotoxemia.

autointoxication

[-intok′sikā′shən]
Etymology: Gk, autos + L, in; Gk, toxikon, poison
a condition of poisoning by substances generated by one's own body, as by toxins resulting from a metabolic disorder.

autointoxication

A theory of uncertain validity advanced by VE Irons and others, which holds that many diseases are caused by chronic poisoning due to intestinal stasis, putrefaction within the intestine and absorption of toxins.

au·to·in·tox·i·ca·tion

(aw'tō-in-toks-i-kā'shŭn)
A disorder resulting from absorption of the waste products of metabolism, decomposed matter from the intestine, or the products of dead and infected tissue, as in gangrene.
Synonym(s): endogenic toxicosis.

autointoxication

Poisoning by substances produced in the body either as a result of infection, or from damaged tissue or the products of abnormal metabolic processes.

autointoxication,

n disease caused by the accrual of contaminants produced inside the living organism.

autointoxication

poisoning by toxins formed within the body. In dogs it has been associated with changes and indiscretion in diet.
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Undigested food and metabolic waste buildup lead to autointoxication and set the stage for disease.
His evidence for how thoroughly autointoxication was integrated into the health outlook of the vast majority is intriguing, but less convincing.
as are also the patterns of diet which may make for autointoxication.
Autointoxication was a disorder very similar in manifestations to MCS.
The military's autointoxication with its own propaganda secretions is part of a larger pathology in the national culture, particularly the management culture.
Study on the autointoxication of aquatic extracts from different parts of Coptis chinensis.
Corporation rules did not allow such sloppy autointoxication.
Known clinically as neurasthenia, nervous bankruptcy was thought to result from depletion of nerve force stemming from such varied causes as overwork, sexual excess, autointoxication (primarily overindulgence in food, drink, and tobacco), mental strain, loss of loved ones, and faulty heredity, all of which crippled the patient's will.