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toxemia vs. preeclampsia

[ tok-see-mee-uh ]
  1. blood poisoning resulting from the presence of toxins, as bacterial toxins, in the blood.
  2. toxemia of pregnancy.
[ pree-i-klamp-see-uh ]
  1. a form of toxemia of pregnancy, characterized by hypertension, fluid retention, and albuminuria, sometimes progressing to eclampsia.

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