Definition of autocannibalism in English:

autocannibalism

noun

  • The consumption of (part of) an organism or cell by itself; autophagy.

Origin

Early 20th century.

Pronunciation

autocannibalism

/ˌɔːtə(ʊ)ˈkanɪbəlɪz(ə)m//ˌɔːtə(ʊ)ˈkanɪb(ə)lɪz(ə)m/