Definition of autotomic in English:

autotomic

Pronunciation /ɔːtə(ʊ)ˈtɒmɪk/

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adjective

Zoology
  • Involving or relating to autotomy; subject to autotomy.

Origin

Mid 19th century (in an earlier sense). From auto- + ancient Greek -τομός -tome + -ic.