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1. septicemia

noun. invasion of the bloodstream by virulent microorganisms from a focus of infection.

Synonyms

  • blood poisoning
  • blood disorder
  • sepsis
  • shipping fever
  • puerperal fever
  • pyemia
  • childbed fever
  • pyaemia
  • fowl cholera
  • shipping pneumonia
  • toxaemia
  • blood disease
  • septicaemia

Antonyms

  • hypovolemia
  • hypervolemia

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Example sentences of the word septicemia


1. Noun, singular or mass
Using a non-sterilized blade can cause a very painful shaving experience and lead to to skin problems such as razor burn or possibly even septicemia, also known as blood poisoning.

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