autotoxin

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au·to·tox·in

 (ô′tō-tŏk′sĭn)
n.
A poison that acts on the organism in which it is generated.

au′to·tox′ic adj.

autotoxin

(ˌɔːtəˈtɒksɪn)
n
(Pathology) any poison or toxin formed in the organism upon which it acts. See autointoxication
ˌautoˈtoxic adj
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Like the autointoxicant theories, it [MCS] is difficult to study or to disprove.