Definition of autointoxication in English:

autointoxication

Line breaks: auto|intoxi|ca¦tion
Pronunciation: /ˌɔːtəʊɪntɒksɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n
 
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noun

[mass noun] Medicine
  • Poisoning by a toxin formed within the body itself.
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    • If the liver is overworked or not functioning properly, it can't convert toxins into waste matter for elimination, and you can end up literally poisoning yourself - a process called autointoxication.
    • It is a simple chemical, and a viable hypothesis is that autointoxication by similar molecules may cause sporadic diseases.
    • Not the least intimidating of the cures for autointoxication was surgery, colectomy to be precise.

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