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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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As shown in Table 1, the most common method of self-harm was self-poisoning only, then self-cutting only, other injuries only, or multiple methods.
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This is up-front stuff, and before you've caught your breath, Boyle cuts to perhaps the most true-to-Welsh aspect of the movie: a paean to self-poisoning.
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