autoclasis

autoclasis

 [aw-tok´lah-sis]
destruction of a part by influences within itself.
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au·toc·la·sis

, autoclasia (aw-tok'lă-sis, aw-tō-klā'zē-ă),
1. A breaking up or rupturing from intrinsic or internal causes.
2. Progressive immunologically induced tissue destruction.
[auto- + G. klasis, breaking]
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au·toc·la·sis

, autoclasia (aw-tok'lă-sis, aw'tō-klā'zē-ă)
1. A breaking up or rupturing from intrinsic or internal causes.
2. Progressive immunologically induced tissue destruction.
[auto- + G. klasis, breaking]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

au·toc·la·sis

, autoclasia (aw-tok'lă-sis, aw'tō-klā'zē-ă)
1. A breaking up or rupturing from intrinsic or internal causes.
2. Progressive immunologically induced tissue destruction.
[auto- + G. klasis, breaking]
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