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septicaemia

(ˌsɛptɪˈsiːmɪə) or

septicemia

n
(Pathology) a condition caused by pus-forming microorganisms in the blood. Nontechnical name: blood poisoning See also bacteraemia, pyaemia
[C19: from New Latin, from Greek sēptik(os) septic + -aemia]
ˌseptiˈcaemic, ˌseptiˈcemic adj

septicemia, septicaemia

blood poisoning caused by pathogenic microorganisms and their toxic products in the bloodstream. — septicemic, septicaemic, adj.
See also: Poison
blood poisoning caused by pathogenic microorganisms and their toxic products in the bloodstream. — septicemic,septicaemic, adj.
See also: Blood and Blood Vessels
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.septicaemia - 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

septicaemia

septicemia (US) [ˌseptɪˈsiːmɪə] Nsepticemia f

septicaemia

[ˌsɛptɪˈsiːmiə] nsepticémie fseptic tank nfosse f septique

septicaemia

, (US) septicemia
nVergiftung fdes Blutes, Septikämie f (spec)

septicaemia

septicemia (Am) [ˌsɛptɪˈsiːmɪə] nsetticemia
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On postmortem, besides the generalized septicaemic lesions, severe lesions of enteritis accompanied with focal necrotic lesions in the mucosa of the small intestine were prominent in majority of the cases.
Septicaemic rash: Patients with septicaemia MAY also develop a rash.
ESBL strains have been reported previously in septicaemic and ICU patients from the same hospital.
It turned out that he was septicaemic as a result of an infected, gangrenous middle toe.