Definition of autodigestion in English:

autodigestion

noun

Biology Medicine
  • Autolysis of animal or plant tissue; cellular autophagy.

Pronunciation

autodigestion

/ˌɔːtə(ʊ)dʌɪˈdʒɛstʃ(ə)n/ /ˌɔːtə(ʊ)dɪˈdʒɛstʃ(ə)n/

Origin

Late 19th century. Probably after French autodigestion.