a transformer having a single coil that serves as both a primary coil and a secondary coil. noun a transformer in which part of the winding is common to both primary and secondary circuits
infusion of a patient’s own blood, either collected and returned to the body during surgery or transfused from a stored supply. autotransfusion au·to·trans·fu·sion (ô’tō-trāns-fyōō’zhən) n. Infusion of blood or blood products into the individual from whom they were originally withdrawn.
autograft. autotransplant au·to·trans·plant (ô’tō-trāns’plānt’) n. See autograft.
pertaining to autochthons; aboriginal; indigenous (opposed to heterochthonous). Pathology. found in the part of the body in which it originates, as a cancerous lesion. found in a locality in which it originates, as an infectious disease. Psychology. of or relating to ideas that arise independently of the individual’s own train of thought and seem instead […]