from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Self-poisoning caused by endogenous microorganisms, metabolic wastes, or other toxins produced within the body. Also called autotoxemia.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Poisoning due to the faulty absorption of the waste products of metabolism or of the products of decomposition within the intestines.
auto- + intoxication (Wiktionary)