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Meaning of SEPTICEMIA

Pronunciation:  `septi'seemeeu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  invasion of the bloodstream by virulent microorganisms from a focus of infection
 

SEPTICEMIA is a 10 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: blood poisoning, septicaemia
 
 See Also: blood disease, blood disorder, childbed fever, fowl cholera, puerperal fever, pyaemia, pyemia, sepsis, shipping fever, shipping pneumonia, toxaemia, toxemia

 

 

Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: Presence of disease-causing bacteria or their toxins in the blood; also known as blood poisoning.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Infection of the bloodstream by microorganisms.
 

 

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