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[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.
toxemic (-mĭk ), adj.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Toxemia." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/764464/0/toxemia.
Toxemia. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/764464/0/toxemia. Accessed January 25, 2020.
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