Definition of Blood poisoning

1. Noun. Invasion of the bloodstream by virulent microorganisms from a focus of infection.

Definition of Blood poisoning

1. Noun. (pathology) The presence in the bloodstream of microorganisms or their toxins in sufficient quantity to cause serious illness. ¹

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Medical Definition of Blood poisoning

1. See: septicaemia, pyaemia. (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Blood poisoning

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1915)
"The following verdicts for injuries inducing blood poisoning or septicemia have been held not to warrant disturbance by the courts upon the ground of ..."

2. Transactions by Homoeopathic Medical Society of the State of New York (1882)
"The Relation Between blood poisoning and the Suppurative Process. ... The circumstances which lead to and accompany blood poisoning. 1. ..."

3. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1884)
"BILIOUSNESS IN BLOOD-POISONING. BY CB FRANCIS, MB, SURGEON-GENERAL HM INDIAN ARMY. A CASE of fatal diphtheria has recently occurred within my own knowledge, ..."

4. The Retrospect of Medicine by William Braithwaite (1880)
"What is to be understood by the term blood-poisoning ? I shall employ it in its comprehensive sense to express the sum of the effects produced by the ..."

5. A Treatise on the Law of Life and Accident Insurance: Including Benefit by Frederick Hampden Bacon (1917)
"... applies only where the resulting injury was proximately caused in the manner so specified and does not apply to a case of death from blood poisoning. ..."

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