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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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Clinical presentation of cutaneous anthrax is mostly mild; it may be sometimes severe and complicated such as sepsis, toxemic shock, and other organ involvement.