from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Poisoning with substances produced within the body: systemic poisoning by toxic material formed within one's own body during the process of intestinal digestion, or by the waste products of metabolism.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Med.) Poisoning, or the state of being poisoned, from toxic substances produced within the body; autotoxæmia.
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The bacteria and yeast literally ferment the sugary, starchy foods in the diet, producing “auto-intoxication” with alcohol—a by-product of this process.13Violent, aggressive behavior so commonly seen in drunks can occur from alcohol produced by yeasts in the gut.
If "The Phantom Menace" surpasses "Titanic" as the most successful movie of all time, it may stand as the ultimate example of cultural auto-intoxication.
Were they all really in a state of auto-intoxication here — continual slow poisoning of the tissues?
This is a condition of general toxicity throughout the system, caused by auto-intoxication of the bloodstream, owing to huge accumulations of toxic waste matter in the intestinal tract; toxemia is characterized by severe acidosis of the blood, chronic fatigue, irritability and depression, skin eruptions, body odor, bad breath and poor digestion; the foremost measure against toxemia is therapeutic fasting with daily colonic irrigations, followed by nutritional therapy and permanent adjustments in dietary habits.
It is the lack of normal resistance due to auto-intoxication of the bloodstream that opens a ‘window of vulnerability’ in the body and permits germs to invade.
No type or quantity of drugs, surgery, or other remedial medical care can save you from the self-imposed death-sentence of auto-intoxication.
Syphilis, rheumatism, gout, auto-intoxication and many other constitutional disorders are well recognized agencies which induce sclerosis in body tissues, so there can be little doubt that these conditions produce pathological sclerosis of the meshwork of the iris angle.
"Chronic intestinal indigestion with food decomposition and auto-intoxication, augmented by nicotine," the doctor said.
Diminished nutrition, impoverished blood, and loss of weight of from ten to twenty-five pounds, are the signs that indicate the coming disaster to the sufferer from auto-intoxication: the thoroughly poisoned state of the system resulting from auto-infection.
These poisons are carried through the body, causing "auto-intoxication" which upsets and irritates the child's nervous system and may cause very serious consequences, as it frequently produces sudden death from apoplexy and