blood poisoning

noun

1844

First Known Use of blood poisoning

1844


BLOOD POISONING Defined for English Language Learners

blood poisoning

noun

Definition of blood poisoning for English Language Learners

  • medical : a serious condition in which harmful bacteria spread throughout a person's blood


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blood poisoning

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