Septicemia meaning

sĕptĭ-sēmē-ə
Systemic infection of the blood by pathogenic microorganisms, especially bacteria, that originate from a localized source.
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A systemic disease caused by the presence of pathogenic microorganisms and their toxic products in the blood.
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Systemic infection of the blood by pathogenic microorganisms, especially bacteria, that originate from a localized source.
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(pathology) A disease caused by the presence of pathogenic organisms, especially bacteria, or their toxins, in the bloodstream, characterised by chills and fever.
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Origin of septicemia

  • septic –emia

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • New Latin, from Latin sÄ“pticus + New Latin -emia

    From Wiktionary