to undergo autotomy.
to effect autotomy of (a part).
to cause (a part of the body) to undergo autotomy
autotopagnosia autotopagnosia au·to·top·ag·no·si·a (ô’tō-tŏp’āg-nō’zē-ə, -zhə) n. The inability to recognize or correctly orient the parts of one’s own body.
poisoning with toxic substances formed within the body, as during intestinal digestion. autointoxication. noun another name for autointoxication noun 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) n. Self-poisoning resulting from the absorption of waste products of metabolism, decomposed intestinal matter, or other toxins produced within […]
autograft. autotransplantation au·to·trans·plan·ta·tion (ô’tō-trāns’plān-tā’shən) n. The transplantation of a tissue or an organ from one site onto another on or in the body of the same individual. autotransplant au·to·trans·plant (ô’tō-trāns’plānt’) n. See autograft.
any organism capable of self-nourishment by using inorganic materials as a source of nutrients and using photosynthesis or chemosynthesis as a source of energy, as most plants and certain bacteria and protists. autotroph au·to·troph (ô’tə-trŏf’, -trōf’) n. An organism capable of synthesizing its own food from inorganic substances using light or chemical energy. Green plants, […]