autodigestion


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au·to·di·ges·tion

n. autodigestión, digestión de tejidos por las mismas sustancias que los producen.
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lucidum also contains solid medium-degradation products, including water-soluble lignin caused by the hyphal bodies and hyphal autodigestion in addition to hyphal body components, its activity may differ from that of Reishi mushroom.
In healthy birds, these digestive enzymes are secreted into the intestine as inactive precursors, preventing autodigestion of the pancreas.
Acinar cell destruction is the histologic hallmark of acute pancreatitis, a consequence of autodigestion secondary to zymogen activation.
Proposed mechanisms for hypocalcemia in early phase are autodigestion of mesenteric fat by pancreatic enzymes and release of free fatty acids, which form calcium salts, transient hypoparathyroidism, and hypomagnesemia [1315].
Autodigestion of pancreas and failure of microcirculation in pancreas are the main mechanisms in the pathophysiology of pancreatitis (6).
(b) Int.: autodeterminado, autodigestion, autoinjerto, autoinquisidor, autorreflexivo, autoungir.
It has been defined as early activation of pancreatic enzymes in the pancreas, leading to autodigestion of the pancreas [3, 4].
Acute pancreatitis (AP) is a complex pathological process, depending on autodigestion caused by premature activation of zymogens.
In 1992, Atlanta classification defined acute pancreatitis as "an acute inflammatory process of the pancreas with variable involvement of other regional tissues or remote organ systems associated with raised pancreatic enzyme levels in blood and/or urine." (1) Autodigestion is the cause of acute pancreatitis with annual incidence rate of 5 to 35 per 100,000 population (0.005%-0.035%).
It is well-known that pylorus ligation-induced-ulcers are due to the rupture of gastric mucosal barrier and autodigestion of the gastric mucosa (Sairam et al., 2002).