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Self-poisoning caused by endogenous microorganisms, metabolic wastes, or other toxins produced within the body. Also called autotoxemia.
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(Pathology) self-poisoning caused by absorption of toxic products originating within the body. Also called: autotoxaemia
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au•to•in•tox•i•ca•tion(ˌɔ toʊ ɪnˌtɒk səˈkeɪ ʃən)
poisoning with toxic substances formed within the body, as during intestinal digestion. Also called autotoxemia.
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