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Meaning of TOXAEMIA

Pronunciation:  tâk'seemeeu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  blood poisoning caused by bacterial toxic substances in the blood
  2. [n]  an abnormal condition of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and edema and protein in the urine
 

TOXAEMIA is a 8 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: toxaemia of pregnancy, toxemia, toxemia of pregnancy
 
 See Also: blood poisoning, eclampsia, illness, malady, preeclampsia, pre-eclampsia, septicaemia, septicemia, sickness, unwellness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Tox*[ae]"mi*a\ (t[o^]ks"[=e]"m[i^]*[.a]), a. [NL., fr.
Gr. toxiko`n poison + a"i^ma blood.] (Med.)
Blood poisoning. See under {Blood}.

 

 

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