toxaemia

Definitions:

  • See <em>toxemia, toxemic.</em>
  • Blood poisoning. See under <xref urlencoded="blood">blood</xref>.
  • Alternative spelling of <xref>toxemia</xref>, <xref>organic</xref> <xref>blood poisoning</xref>
  • blood poisoning caused by bacterial toxic substances in the blood
  • an abnormal condition of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and edema and protein in the urine
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