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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Blood poisoning caused by bacterial toxic substances in the blood; An abnormal condition of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and edema and protein in the urine.

Usage examples (38)
  • Pre-eclampsia, once known as toxemia, affects about three per cent of pregnant women in
  • It became full-blown eclampsia, which we used to call toxemia pregnancy, an extreme case.
  • Pregnancy-induced hypertension, also known as toxemia or pre-eclampsia can be very dangerous for both mom and baby.
  • KELLIE LIM, TRIPLE AMPUTEE: Well at the age of 8 I contracted meningeal toxemia which is the much feared bacterial meningitis. for more
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