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Princeton's WordNet

  1. blood poisoning, septicemia, septicaemia(noun)

    invasion of the bloodstream by virulent microorganisms from a focus of infection

Wiktionary

  1. septicemia(Noun)

    A disease caused by the presence of pathogenic organisms, especially bacteria, or their toxins, in the bloodstream, characterised by chills and fever.

  2. Origin: New Latin, from septicus + New Latin -emia

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Septicemia

    sep-ti-sē′mi-a, n. sepsis, blood-poisoning—also Septicæ′mia.—n. Sep′tic, a substance that promotes the putrefaction of bodies.—adjs. Sep′tic, -al, promoting putrefaction.—adv. Sep′tically.—adj. Septicē′mic.—n. Septic′ity, tendency to promote putrefaction.—adj. Septif′erous, conveying putrid poison. [Formed from Gr. sēptikos, putrefying, haima, blood.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of septicemia in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of septicemia in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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