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noun as in blood poisoning

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In 1996, Mohamed’s mother died of septicemia after spending nine months hospitalized for a gunshot wound.

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Nancy was born with meningitis, septicemia, and hydrocephalus.

A very important point is not to mistake typhoid for a septicemia in its early stage.

Pus may rupture into the pelvic cavity and set up local or general peritonitis or septicemia.

At present we must recognize it as a specific inflammation due to a bacterial poison and closely allied to septicemia.

Again are found the traces of excessive emaciation, or the lesions of septicemia.

Septicemia terminates fatally with its usual train of symptoms.


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

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