Definitions

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  • n. Self-destruction of a species through the production of chemicals that escape into the environment and directly inhibit the growth of that species.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The character of being autotoxic; toxicity directed against the individual in whose body the toxin has been produced.

Etymologies

auto- +‎ toxicity (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Now, Navy doctors believe that he was suffering from something called autotoxicity.

    CNN Transcript Jul 16, 2004

  • The Navy now has identified 10 troops serving in Iraq that have taken the drug Lariam that are reporting these symptoms of autotoxicity, this inner ear balance issue.

    CNN Transcript Jul 16, 2004

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