enterotoxemia

(redirected from Escherichia coli enterotoxemia)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Related to Escherichia coli enterotoxemia: Lawsonia intracellularis, gut edema

en•ter•o•tox•e•mi•a

(ˌɛn tə roʊ tɒkˈsi mi ə)

n.
systemic toxemia caused by an enterotoxin.
[1930–35]

enterotoxemia

a condition in which the blood contains toxin from the intestines.
See also: Blood and Blood Vessels, Poison
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.enterotoxemia - a disease of cattle and sheep that is attributed to toxins absorbed from the intestines
animal disease - a disease that typically does not affect human beings
Full browser ?