autointoxication

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noun au·to·in·tox·i·ca·tion \-in-ˌtäk-sə-ˈkā-shən\

Definition of autointoxication

  1. :  a state of being poisoned by toxic substances produced within the body

Origin and Etymology of autointoxication

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1882


Medical Dictionary

autointoxication

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noun au·to·in·tox·i·ca·tion \-in-ˌtäk-sə-ˈkā-shən\

Medical Definition of autointoxication

  1. :  poisoning by toxic substances produced within the body


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