"septicaemia" Definition

  1. n. A poisoned condition of the blood produced by the absorption into it of septic or putrescent material; blood poisoning. It is marked by chills, fever, prostration, and inflammation of the different serous membranes and of the lungs, kidneys, and other organs.

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Position in dictionary: 89251 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n.,
Words that start with "septicaemia": 1
Words that end with "septicaemia": 1
Words that contain "septicaemia": 1
Next words in dictionary: septical, septically, septicidal, septicity, septifarious
Previous words in dictionary: septic, septi-, septfoil, septette, septet

English Dictionary Definition of septicaemia

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