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Noun: septicaemia  ,sep-ti'see-mee-u
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: septicemia)
  1. Invasion of the bloodstream by virulent microorganisms from a focus of infection
    - blood poisoning, septicemia [N. Amer]

Derived forms: septicaemias

Type of: blood disease, blood disorder, sepsis

Encyclopedia: Septicaemia