auto-infection love

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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Self-infection; infection of the body from within, in contradistinction to exogenic infection; the act whereby an organism infects itself with parasites, as sometimes happens in cases of tapeworm, pinworms, bacterial diseases, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Med.) Poisoning caused by a virus that originates and develops in the organism itself.

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