endotoxemia


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endotoxemia

 [en″do-tok-se´me-ah]
the presence of endotoxins in the blood.
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en·do·tox·e·mi·a

(en'dō-tok-sē'mē-ă),
Presence in the blood of endotoxins, which, if derived from gram-negative rod-shaped bacteria, may cause a generalized Shwartzman phenomenon with shock.
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en·do·tox·e·mi·a

(en'dō-tok-sē'mē-ă)
Presence in the blood of endotoxins, which, if derived from gram-negative, rod-shaped bacteria, may cause a generalized Shwartzman phenomenon with shock.
Synonym(s): endotoxaemia.
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