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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.

tox·e′mic adj.


adj toxémico
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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.
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.