Meaning of “blood poisoning” in the English Dictionary

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"blood poisoning" in British English

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blood poisoningnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈblʌd ˌpɔɪ.zən.ɪŋ/ us /ˈblʌd ˌpɔɪ.zən.ɪŋ/

a less formal term for septicaemia or toxaemia

(Definition of “blood poisoning” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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