breeding, especially of domestic fowl, to reveal sexual characteristics at birth or hatching in order to separate males from females.
suggestion arising from oneself, as the repetition of verbal messages as a means of changing behavior. Historical Examples This autosuggestion must be made with confidence, with faith, with the certainty of obtaining what is desired. Self Mastery Through Conscious Autosuggestion Emile Cou The thought of crime now becomes a sort of obsession or rather an […]
(of an entity or event) having within itself the purpose of its existence or happening.
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.