[ sep-tuh-see-mee-uh ]
/ ˌsɛp təˈsi mi ə /
the invasion and persistence of pathogenic bacteria in the blood-stream.
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OTHER WORDS FROM septicemiasep·ti·ce·mic, sep·ti·cae·mic, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for septicemia
He tore a ligament while trying to block a pass, then developed a fatal blood infection, septicemia, after surgery.Daniel Menaker, author and celebrated editor at the New Yorker and Random House, dies at 79|Harrison Smith|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
The increased mortality was undoubtedly due to unsuspected plague cases of either the pneumonic or the septicemic type.
Medical definitions for septicemia
[ sĕp′tĭ-sē′mē-ə ]
A systemic disease caused by the multiplication of microorganisms in the blood.blood poisoning septic fever
Other words from septicemiasep′ti•ce′mic (-mĭk) adj.
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