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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Characteristic of invasion of the bloodstream by virulent microorganisms from a focus of infection.

Usage examples (14)
  • A septicemic temperature curve
  • There is nothing more easy to superpose—as it were-two distinct diseases and to produce what might be called a septicemic purulent infection, or a purulent septicemia.
  • The pneumonic and septicemic were less seen than the bubonic.
  • The three types of plague identified as such are: septicemic, bubonic and pneumonic. for more
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