autohemorrhage

noun
au·​to·​hemorrhage
plural -s

Definition of autohemorrhage

: the voluntary exudation or ejection by certain insects of blood which is nauseous or poisonous and hence protective against enemies

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aut- + hemorrhage

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“Autohemorrhage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/autohemorrhage. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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