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tox·e·mic

(tok-sē'mik),
Pertaining to, affected by, or manifesting the features of toxemia.
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tox·e·mic

(tok-sē'mik)
Pertaining to, affected by, or manifesting the features of toxemia.
Synonym(s): toxaemic.
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toxemia

(tok-se'me-a) [ toxi- + -emia]
Distribution throughout the body of poisonous products of bacteria growing in a focal or local site, thus producing generalized symptoms.

Symptoms

The condition is marked by fever, diarrhea, vomiting, and symptoms of shock. In tetanus, the nervous system is esp. affected; in diphtheria, nerves and muscles are affected.

eclamptogenic toxemia

Pregnancy-induced hypertension.

toxemia of pregnancy

Former term for pregnancy-induced hypertension.
eclampsia; preeclampsia; toxemic (-mik), adjective
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Leon Chesley oversaw all of our toxemic patients--and we had them each and every day of our training at Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn, New York.
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Animal suffers from high temperature, severe effects of bacterial toxins on mammary gland and also on systemic toxemic condition.
Staphylococcus aureus is an extraordinarily versatile pathogen causing a wide variety of infections ranging from superficial infections (skin abscess, wound infections), to toxemic syndromes (food poisoning) to life threatening conditions (osteomyletis, endocarditis).
The rise of fetal hemoglobin and nRBC in the toxemic group is likely to be due to fetal anoxia as placental circulation in such cases is decreased to one third of that in normal pregnancy (11).
Other supportive and symptomatic treatment given to both groups included inj Avil (c) @10 ml/animal, Meloxicam (Melonex (b)) 0.5mg/kg b.wt intramuscularly and fluid therapy in severe toxemic conditions.