autointoxication


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autointoxication

[¦ȯd·ō·in‚täk·sə′kā·shən]
(medicine)
Poisoning by metabolic products elaborated within the body; generally, toxemia of pathologic states.
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His evidence for how thoroughly autointoxication was integrated into the health outlook of the vast majority is intriguing, but less convincing.
as are also the patterns of diet which may make for autointoxication.
7,8) Autointoxication occurs in these patients due to the accumulations of acylCoA compounds that disrupt intermediary metabolism.