Toxemic - definition of toxemic by The Free Dictionary
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A condition in which the blood contains toxins produced by body cells at a local source of infection or derived from the growth of microorganisms. Also called blood poisoning.
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3 Also known as toxemic
rash or polymorphic eruption of pregnancy.
None of our patients developed complications such as secondary infection and toxemic
shock, and no mortality occurred.
O: Renin-angiotensin system in normal and toxemic
Prospects for preventing serious systemic toxemic
complications of shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli infections using shiga toxin receptor analogues.
Nobis and Das in their study have shown that the placental weight in toxemic
cases varies from 279 to 407 grams.