Autotoxin



a toxin or poisonous chemical formed within the body and acting against it.
noun
any poison or toxin formed in the organism upon which it acts See autointoxication

autotoxin au·to·tox·in (ô’tō-tŏk’sĭn)
n.
A poison that acts on the organism in which it is generated.
au’to·tox’ic adj.

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