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blood poisoning

noun as in infection of blood

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The cause was severe blood poisoning and acute organ dysfunction brought on by salmonella.

She had low-grade blood poisoning in her ear from the pin she used to pierce it.

She had contracted a form of blood poisoning as well as an E. coli infection, a pathologist found.

I happened to have blood-poisoning, not scabies, and I have it still.

Blood poisoning ensued, and within a fortnight she was dead.

"Maybe the cut got worse and he got blood poisoning and died," he thought.

Blood poisoning which so often follows the careless poulticing, as well as the uncleanly opening of boils, can all be avoided.

Blood poisoning may readily follow a wound, hence the utmost cleanliness should prevail.


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to blood poisoning, such as: pyemia, sepsis, septicemia, septic infection, septicopyemia, and septic poisoning.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.