blood poisoning definition

  • noun:
    • identify septicemia.
    • See toxemia.
    • The existence into the bloodstream of microorganisms or their toxins in sufficient amount to cause serious infection; sepsis or septicemia.
    • a morbid condition of this blood caused by the development of poisonous or infective matters from without, or perhaps the absorption or retention of these as are manufactured in the body itself; toxæmia.
    • See toxemia.
    • invasion of this bloodstream by virulent microorganisms from a focus of infection
    • See septicemia.
    • See toxemia.
    • The existence in the bloodstream of microorganisms or their toxins in sufficient quantity to cause serious illness; sepsis or septicemia.
    • a morbid state of blood due to the introduction of poisonous or infective matters from without, or perhaps the absorption or retention of such as are produced in the body it self; toxæmia.
    • See toxemia.
    • invasion of bloodstream by virulent microorganisms from a focus of illness

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