Definition of toxaemic in English:

toxaemic

(US toxemic)

adjective

  • See toxaemia

    • ‘In cases of toxemic pregnancy, this time was markedly prolonged, to as long as 88 min, and the activitytime curves showed a plateau effect.’
    • ‘Anything that uses up nerve-energy enervates, and the child becomes toxemic because the elimination of toxin is impeded.’
    • ‘Dr. Lueck observed the organism in the placental tissue of toxemic mothers and identified it in the circulating blood of toxemic patients.’
    • ‘When used in hemodialysis, it is part of an artificial kidney system for the treatment of patients with renal failure or toxemic conditions and provides access to a patient's blood for hemodialysis.’
    • ‘The second or toxemic stage of pertussis follows relatively nonspecific symptoms of the colonizaton stage.’

Pronunciation

toxaemic

/ˌtɑːkˈsiːmɪk/