Blood-poisoning



invasion of the blood by toxic matter or microorganisms, characterized by chills, sweating, fever, and prostration; toxemia; septicemia; pyemia.
Historical Examples

Hilda Wade Grant Allen
Margarita’s Soul Ingraham Lovell
A Guide to Health Mahatma Gandhi
Frenzied Finance Thomas W. Lawson
The Cruise of the Snark Jack London
Southern Arabia Theodore Bent
Lady Connie Mrs. Humphry Ward
The Inferno August Strindberg
In the Track of the Trades Lewis R. Freeman
A History of Epidemics in Britain, Volume II (of 2) Charles Creighton

noun
a nontechnical term for septicaemia

blood poisoning
See toxemia.

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