Medical Definition of Autophagia

1. 1. Biting one's own flesh; e.g., as a symptom of Lesch-Nyhan syndrome. 2. Maintenance of the nutrition of the whole body by metabolic consumption of some of the body tissues. Synonym: autophagy. Origin: auto-+ G. Phago, to eat (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Autophagia

autopalatines
autoparenchymatous metaplasia
autopartitioning
autopathic
autopathographies
autopathography
autopay
autopayment
autopen
autopens
autopentaploid
autopepsia
autoperformance
autoperformances
autophagi
autophagia (current term)
autophagic
autophagic vacuole
autophagies
autophagocytosis
autophagolysosome
autophagolysosomes
autophagomometer
autophagosomal
autophagosome
autophagosomes
autophagy
autophile
autophiles

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