toxaemia

US toxemia

/ (tɒkˈsiːmɪə) /


noun
  1. a condition characterized by the presence of bacterial toxins in the blood

  2. the condition in pregnancy of pre-eclampsia or eclampsia

Origin of toxaemia

1
C19: from tox- + -aemia

Derived forms of toxaemia

  • toxaemic or US toxemic, adjective

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