toxaemia


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toxaemia

(tɒkˈsiːmɪə) or

toxemia

n
1. (Pathology) a condition characterized by the presence of bacterial toxins in the blood
2. (Pathology) the condition in pregnancy of pre-eclampsia or eclampsia
[C19: from tox- + -aemia]
toxˈaemic, toxˈemic adj
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toxemia, toxaemia

1. a condition of illness due to the presence in the bloodstream of toxins.
2. blood poisoning. — toxemic, toxaemic, adj.
See also: Blood and Blood Vessels
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.toxaemia - an abnormal condition of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and edema and protein in the urinetoxaemia - an abnormal condition of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and edema and protein in the urine
illness, sickness, unwellness, malady - impairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organism
eclampsia - a toxic condition characterized by convulsions and possibly coma during or immediately after pregnancy
preeclampsia, pre-eclampsia - abnormal state of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and fluid retention and albuminuria; can lead to eclampsia if untreated
2.toxaemia - blood poisoning caused by bacterial toxic substances in the bloodtoxaemia - blood poisoning caused by bacterial toxic substances in the blood
blood poisoning, septicaemia, septicemia - invasion of the bloodstream by virulent microorganisms from a focus of infection
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Translations
Toxämie

toxaemia

toxemia (US) [tɒkˈsiːmɪə] Ntoximia f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

toxaemia

, (US) toxemia
nBlutvergiftung f, → Sepsis f (spec)
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toxaemia

toxemia (Am) [tɒkˈsiːmɪə] ntossiemia
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References in periodicals archive ?
The twins were delivered by emergency cesarean section andBeyoncehas spoken previously about how she was swollen from toxaemia after the birth.
If the process continues for a few hours, the secondary pathology, bowel ischaemia and gangrene, and related clinical features are supervened.4,13 In addition to the initial hypovolemia, due to volume loss into the obstructive bowel lumen, necrosis facilitates bacterial translocation and the absorption of toxic products, resulting in toxaemia.2
In the human body, toxaemia is more commonly known by what name?
If the afterbirth is not passed or removed there is a risk of toxaemia - blood poisoning - and the consequences can be fatal.
1) and this could be associated with leakage of protein rich fluid facilitating bacterial proliferation resulting in toxaemia (Constable et al., 2017).
Watery mouth is caused by an E coli toxaemia, picked up orally from contaminated environments.
Some herbalists use it to treat a range of afflictions including jaundice, gastritis, gallstones, malaria, sandfly fever, toxaemia arising from drugs and environmental chemicals such as pesticides and herbicides, shingles, bladder disorders, renal colic and leukopaenia (diminishing white blood cells) arising from chemotherapy.
Diseases and Conditions: The reported plants were used against following 26 diseases and conditions: agalactia, anestrus, anorexia, chronic diarrhoea, colic, constipation, enhancing milk production, expulsion of placenta, fever, foot rot, heat stroke, indigestion, traumatic inflammation, non-specific jaundice, mastitis, panting, pneumonia, uterine prolapse, red water, rheumatism, toxaemia, tympany, worm infestation and external wounds.
The maternal indications in descending order are--Previous CS, NPOL [No Progress of Labour], CPD [Cephalopelvic Disproportion], Toxaemia, APH [Antepartum Haemorrhage] and Medical disorders in pregnancy, whereas the Foetal indications in descending order are--Foetal distress, PROM [Premature Rupture of Membranes], severe oligohydramnios, Breech presentation, Twin pregnancy and Post-dated pregnancy.
The latter in particular occurs when obnoxious fluid fills the womb, causing toxaemia.