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blood poisoning

n.
2. See toxemia.

blood poisoning

n
(Pathology) a nontechnical term for septicaemia

blood′ poi`soning


n.
invasion of the blood by toxic matter or microorganisms, characterized by chills, sweating, fever, and prostration; toxemia; septicemia; pyemia.
[1860–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blood poisoning - invasion of the bloodstream by virulent microorganisms from a focus of infection
sepsis - the presence of pus-forming bacteria or their toxins in the blood or tissues
blood disease, blood disorder - a disease or disorder of the blood
childbed fever, puerperal fever - serious form of septicemia contracted by a woman during childbirth or abortion (usually attributable to unsanitary conditions); formerly widespread but now uncommon
pyaemia, pyemia - septicemia caused by pus-forming bacteria being released from an abscess
toxaemia, toxemia - blood poisoning caused by bacterial toxic substances in the blood
fowl cholera - an acute diarrheal disease (especially of chickens) caused by the microorganism that causes hemorrhagic septicemia
shipping fever, shipping pneumonia - a deadly form of septicemia in cattle and sheep; involves high fever and pneumonia; contracted under conditions of exposure or exhaustion (as often happens when the animals are shipped to market)
Translations
otrava krve
blodforgiftning
verenmyrkytys
otrovanje krvi
敗血症
패혈증
blodförgiftning
เลือดเป็นพิษ
nhiễm trùng máu

blood poisoning

nsetticemia

blood poisoning

تَسَمُّمُ الدَّم otrava krve blodforgiftning Blutvergiftung σηψαιμία septicemia verenmyrkytys septicémie otrovanje krvi setticemia 敗血症 패혈증 bloedvergiftiging blodforgiftning posocznica septicemia, toxemia сепсис blodförgiftning เลือดเป็นพิษ kan zehirlenmesi nhiễm trùng máu 血毒症
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But despite his caution, a tiny cut so small that it had escaped his searching, had come in contact with the infected mucous membrane and blood poisoning had set in.
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The tot did not suffer blood poisoning symptoms straight away in May at Addenbrooke's hospital in Cambridge.
He said that the study shows that the risk of suffering a blood clot in either the brain or the heart is twice as high for patients with blood poisoning in relation to other patients who are also admitted with acute illnesses.
QUETTA -- An "artificial nose" capable of detecting the odour from germs that lead to blood poisoning could help save many lives and reduce medical costs, a conference heard on Sunday.
CARDIFF University's School of Medicine has been involved in important research on the body's defence against blood poisoning.
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