- septic shock,
- septic sore throat,
- septic tank,
- septicemic abscess,
- septicemic plague,
Origin of septicemia
Examples from the Web for septicemia
Nancy was born with meningitis, septicemia, and hydrocephalus.U.K. Courts Grant Mother Right to End Her 12-Year-Old Disabled Daughter’s Life|Elizabeth Picciuto|November 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There is either a toxemia or a septicemia, with the usual symptoms of a general sepsis.
Septicemia terminates fatally with its usual train of symptoms.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse|United States Department of Agriculture
In very acute cases, death from septicemia may occur in a few days.
Dr. Piorry, in a second communication, insists upon the fact, that in a great number of cases the decaying contents of the uterus, and the putrid infection of the blood from this source, constitute the so-called puerperal fever, and he thinks that the discussion in the Academy is only a fight about words, as the different speakers agree, without knowing it themselves, upon the nature of the disease. He proposes the name of septicemia, as best designating the sources of the disease, viz., from putrid infection from the uterus, and by the respiration of an atmosphere pregnant with septic particles. ... The admission of this septicemia explains the putrid accidents, as observed in men, the foetus, and wounded persons during a puerperal epidemic. [E. Noeggerath and A. Jacobi, "Contributions to Midwifery," New York, 1859]