septicemic

(redirected from septicemic cutaneous ulcerative disease (SCUD))
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical.

sep·ti·ce·mi·a

 (sĕp′tĭ-sē′mē-ə)
n.
Systemic infection of the blood by pathogenic microorganisms, especially bacteria, that originate from a localized source. Also called blood poisoning.


sep′ti·ce′mic (-mĭk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.septicemic - characteristic of septicemia; "a septicemic temperature curve"
infected, septic - containing or resulting from disease-causing organisms; "a septic sore throat"; "a septic environment"; "septic sewage"