autodigestion

Type: Term Pronunciation: aw′tō-dī-jes′chŭn Synonyms: autolysis
Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=8711

autodigestion

Synonym for autolysis ... <cell biology> Spontaneous lysis (rupture) of cells or organelles produced by the release of internal hydrolyic enzymes. Normally associated with the release of lysosomal enzymes. ... (02 Jan 1998) ...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973

autodigestion

(aw″to-di-jes┬┤chәn) autolysis. pancreatic autodigestion premature breakdown of pancreatic zymogens into digestive enzymes that digest pancreatic tissue, causing acute pancreatitis.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001

autodigestion

autolysis, autodigestion 1. Self-acting disintegration of tissue. 2. The destruction of cells of the body by the action of their own enzymes. 3, Return of a substance to solution, as of phosphate removed from seawater by plankton and returned when these organisms die and decay.
Found on http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/1230/
No exact match found