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toxemia

noun tox·e·mia

Medical Definition of TOXEMIA

:  an abnormal condition associated with the presence of toxic substances in the blood: as a :  a generalized intoxication due to absorption and systemic dissemination of bacterial toxins from a focus of infection b :  intoxication due to dissemination of toxic substances (as some by-products of protein metabolism) that cause functional or organic disturbances (as in the kidneys)
tox·e·mic or chiefly British tox·ae·mic \-mik\ adjective

Variants of TOXEMIA

tox·e·mia or chiefly British tox·ae·mia \täk-ˈsē-mē-ə\
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