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- n. Alternative spelling of toxemia, organic blood poisoning
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Blood poisoning. See under blood.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- See toxemia, toxemic.
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- n. blood poisoning caused by bacterial toxic substances in the blood
- n. an abnormal condition of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and edema and protein in the urine
From Neo-Latin, from Ancient Greek (toxicon) 'poison', toxin' + (haima) 'blood' (Wiktionary)