Toxemia

More commonly called preeclampsia, toxemia is a complication of pregnancy characterized by high blood pressure and protein in the urine after 20 weeks gestation. Symptoms include rapid weight gain and increased swelling. If left untreated, preeclampsia can lead to the more serious eclampsia.
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toxemia

[n] - blood poisoning caused by bacterial toxic substances in the blood
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Toxemia

the presence of bacterial toxins in the blood
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Toxemia

Toxemia: A condition in pregnancy, also known as pre-eclampsia (or preeclampsia) characterized by abrupt hypertension (a sharp rise in blood pressure), albuminuria (leakage of large amounts of the protein albumin into the urine) and edema (swelling) of the hands, feet, and face. Pre-eclampsia is the most common complication of pregnancy. It affects...
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toxemia

toxaemia noun blood poisoning caused by bacterial toxic substances in the blood
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toxemia

(tok-seĀ“me-ә) any condition resulting from spread of bacterial products (toxins) by the bloodstream. toxemia of pregnancy former name for preeclampsia/eclampsia.
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toxemia

toxemia, toxaemia 1. Blood poison; any condition resulting from the spread of toxins (poisons) by the bloodstream. 2. A condition produced by the presence of bacterial toxins in the blood, usually with tissue or organ damage, fever, and severe intestinal upset.
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Toxemia

A complication occuring in pregnant women, usually after the 20th week, that is characterized by pregnancy-induced high blood pressure, protein in the urine, and swelling (edema) due to fluid retention. If left untreated, toxemia can lead to a more serious condition, known as eclampsia. The condition is fairly common and affects up to one in sev......
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toxemia

toxemia (toksē'mēu) , disease state caused by the presence in the blood of bacterial toxins or other harmful substances. The effects of the bacterial toxins known as endotoxins are relatively uniform, regardless of which bacterial species the toxin comes from, and are separate from t...
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toxemia

Type: Term Pronunciation: tok-sē′mē-ă Definitions: 1. Clinical manifestations observed during certain infectious diseases, assumed to be caused by toxins and other noxious substances elaborated by the infectious agent; in certain infections by gram-negative bacteria, endotoxins probably play a role when the bacterial cell wall ...
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TOXEMIA

Presence of toxins in the blood, accompanied by related signs of disease.
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Toxemia

Condition caused by presence of bacterial toxins in the blood
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toxemia

Disease caused by the spread of bacteria and their toxins in the bloodstream. Also called blood poisoning and septicemia.
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Toxemia

More commonly called preeclampsia
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Toxemia

General symptoms due to the absorption of bacterial toxins from a local site of infection.
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TOXEMIA

Generalized poisoning, due to soluble (usually bacterial) toxins entering the bloodstream.
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toxemia

Capacity of parasite to produce toxins (endotoxins or exotoxins). Be cautious about differentiating this from a toxic substance, such as lead poisoning from old batteries, or toxic plants.
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