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Lewis was reportedly diagnosed with toxic shock syndrome, blood poisoning and flesh-eating disease.
Internal injuries caused by the beating and blood poisoning were listed as causes of death.
Simpson wanted to work on sepsis, a blood poisoning caused by infections.
It is rumored that Queen Elizabeth died from blood poisoning as a result of an untreated tooth infection.
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BLOOD POISONING Defined for English Language Learners
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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