Definitions for septicemiaˌsɛp təˈsi mi ə
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blood poisoning, septicemia, septicaemia(noun)
invasion of the bloodstream by virulent microorganisms from a focus of infection
A disease caused by the presence of pathogenic organisms, especially bacteria, or their toxins, in the bloodstream, characterised by chills and fever.
Origin: New Latin, from septicus + New Latin -emia
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