Definition of autopoisoning in English:

autopoisoning

noun

  • 1Medicine= "autointoxication" (rare).

  • 2Chemistry the inactivation of a catalyst by a substrate; the slowing or blocking of a chemical reaction by this means; frequently attributive.

Origin

Late 19th century.

Pronunciation

autopoisoning

/ˌɔːtə(ʊ)ˈpɔɪz(ə)nɪŋ//ˌɔːtə(ʊ)ˈpɔɪznɪŋ/