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

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.