Systemic infection by pathogenic microorganisms, especially bacteria, that have invaded the bloodstream, usually from a local source. Sepsis is characterized by fever, increased number of white blood cells, increased heart rate, and other signs of widespread infection.
A condition in which poisonous substances are spread throughout the body by the bloodstream, esp. toxins produced by pathogenic bacteria or by cells of the body
Systemic infection of the blood by pathogenic microorganisms, especially bacteria, that originate from a localized source.
Find another word for blood-poisoning. In this page you can discover 9 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for blood-poisoning, like: septic infection, sepsis, pyemia, septic poisoning, septicopyemia, toxaemia, toxemia, septicemia and septicaemia.