noun. blood poisoning caused by bacterial toxic substances in the blood.
noun. an abnormal condition of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and edema and protein in the urine.
- toxaemia of pregnancy
Sentences with toxemia
1. Noun, singular or mass
If the veterinarian believes that your kitten may be suffering from toxemia, she will usually perform a full blood panel on him to check for toxins in his blood.
2. Noun, plural
Autoimmune diseases, high blood pressure, damage to the eye lens, eye injuries and toxemia have all been identified as causes of uveitis.
3. Verb, past participle
Because of this, if your kitten has toxemia and it is early in the condition's development, the initial diagnosis can be easily overlooked if a blood test is not performed.
If toxemia occurs, the veterinarian will often hospitalize the dog so she can be placed on high doses of intravenous antibiotics and receive fluids with nutrients.