Definition of Toxemia

1. Noun. An abnormal condition of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and edema and protein in the urine.




2. Noun. Blood poisoning caused by bacterial toxic substances in the blood.
Exact synonyms: Toxaemia
Generic synonyms: Blood Poisoning, Septicaemia, Septicemia

Definition of Toxemia

1. Noun. Blood poisoning; adverse reaction to toxic byproducts of systemic infection. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Toxemia

1. the condition of having toxins in the blood [n -S] : TOXEMIC [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Toxemia

tox
tox-
toxaemia
toxaemia of pregnancy
toxaemias
toxaemic
toxaemic jaundice
toxaemic retinopathy of pregnancy
toxalbumin
toxalbumins
toxanaemia
toxaphene
toxaphenes
toxascariasis
toxascaris
toxemia (current term)
toxemia of pregnancy
toxemias
toxemic
toxi-
toxic
toxic-waste
toxic amaurosis
toxic amblyopia
toxic anaemia
toxic cataract
toxic cirrhosis
toxic condition
toxic cyanosis
toxic debt

Literary usage of Toxemia

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1908)
"AN attempt to classify the different forms of toxemia occurring during pregnancy, ... toxemia may be due to some perversion of metabolism in the intestines, ..."

2. Transactions of the American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists by American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (1918)
"The early recognition of the signs of preeclamptic toxemia is the most important duty of the obstetrician, and the early signs and symptoms often so closely ..."

3. Transactions of the American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists by American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (1919)
"A STUDY OF VARIOUS CASES OF PREGNANCY toxemia. BY GEORGE CLARK MOSHER, AM, MD, ... One cannot account for the frequency of toxemia except by charging it ..."

4. Oral Abscesses by Kurt Hermann Thoma (1916)
"toxemia toxemia is a term which expresses a condition due to the ... Generally, however, we speak of toxemia as a condition which may be caused by the ..."

5. Transactions of the American Therapeutic Society by American Therapeutic Society, Albert Ernest Gallant, Peter Brynberg Porter (1905)
"AJ HALL, Washington, read a paper on CAFFEINE IN THE TREATMENT OF ALCOHOLIC toxemia. Having remarked that one of the first features, and perhaps the most ..."

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