Definition of autoinduction in English:

autoinduction

noun

  • 1Electricity
    rare Electricity= "self-induction". Now rare.

  • 2Pharmacology Medicine Biology
    Biology and Medicine. The induction of something by itself or without external stimuli. In later use: (Pharmacology) the induction by a substance (especially a drug) of enzymes responsible for its own degradation.

Origin

Late 19th century. From auto- + induction, perhaps after French auto-induction.

Pronunciation

autoinduction

/ˌɔːtəʊɪnˈdʌkʃn/