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autodigestion au·to·di·ges·tion (ô’tō-dī-jěs’chən, -dĭ-)
See autolysis.
Historical Examples

It is of interest to look for more examples of autodigestion accompanying phenomena of regeneration.
The Organism as a Whole Jacques Loeb

A m/200 HCl solution gives marked acceleration of the autodigestion of the liver.
The Organism as a Whole Jacques Loeb

This would explain why autodigestion takes place after oxidations cease.
The Organism as a Whole Jacques Loeb


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