Meaning of toxemia

tox•e•mi•a

Pronunciation: (tok-sē'mē-u), [key]
— n. Pathol.
  1. blood poisoning resulting from the presence of toxins, as bacterial toxins, in the blood.
  2. See toxemia of pregnancy.
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