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poisoning with toxic substances formed within the body, as during intestinal digestion.
Historical Examples

He imagines himself the victim of autointoxication, afflicted with paralysis of the colon or dearth of intestinal secretions.
Outwitting Our Nerves Josephine A. Jackson and Helen M. Salisbury

While autointoxication may not be the primary cause of eczema, it augments all zymotic conditions.
Encyclopedia of Diet, Vol. 4 (of 5) Eugene Christian

autointoxication is said to play a prominent rle in the causation of melancholia.
Essays In Pastoral Medicine Austin Malley

It is evident that eczema may arise from local irritation to the skin or from an autointoxication.
Special Report on Diseases of Cattle U.S. Department of Agriculture

A good deal of the talk about autointoxication is just talk.
Outwitting Our Nerves Josephine A. Jackson and Helen M. Salisbury

Whether there is a poisoning of the organism, an autointoxication, in such a condition is not a settled matter.
The Nervous Housewife Abraham Myerson

self-poisoning caused by absorption of toxic products originating within the body Also called autotoxaemia

autointoxication au·to·in·tox·i·ca·tion (ô’tō-ĭn-tŏk’sĭ-kā’shən)
Self-poisoning resulting from the absorption of waste products of metabolism, decomposed intestinal matter, or other toxins produced within the body. Also called endogenic toxicosis.


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