Toxemia meaning

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Blood poisoning; adverse reaction to toxic byproducts of systemic infection.
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A condition in which poisonous substances are spread throughout the body by the bloodstream, esp. toxins produced by pathogenic bacteria or by cells of the body.
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A condition in which the blood contains toxins produced by body cells at a local source of infection or derived from the growth of microorganisms.
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A condition in which the blood contains bacterial toxins disseminated from a local source of infection or metabolic toxins resulting from organ failure or other disease.
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A condition in which the blood contains toxins produced by body cells at a local source of infection or derived from the growth of microorganisms.
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