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Definition of "toxaemia" [tox•æ•mi•a]

  • Alternative spelling of toxemia, organic blood poisoning (noun)

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Use "toxaemia" in a sentence
  • "Autopsies of the dead animals suggest fluorine poisoning or pregnancy toxaemia as the cause of death."
  • "He died on January 29th of a phlegmon of the pharynx that had turned into an abscess and led to toxaemia."
  • "He was demobbed in February of 1919, and five months later he spent seven weeks in hospital, with a diagnosis of severe alcoholic toxaemia."