autocide

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autocide

Biology
A rarely used term for a chemical produced by one bacterium that is toxic to other bacteria in the same (but not other) species.

Psychology
Suicide using a car, clues for which include massive damage to the front end of a vehicle against a concrete or steel structure, located at 90º or nearly 90º to the vehicle’s trajectory; no brake marks on the road; and drugs or alcohol in the driver’s system.
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