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or tox·ae·mic

[tok-see-mik, -sem-ik]
adjective Pathology.
  1. pertaining to or of the nature of toxemia.
  2. affected with toxemia.
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Origin of toxemic

First recorded in 1875–80; toxem(ia) + -ic
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Examples from the Web for toxemic

Historical Examples of toxemic

  • It may last from about a month and a half to three months, but in toxemic cases it may result in death in two weeks.

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    Austin O'Malley