Blutvergiftung

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blut 'blood' (cognate) + Vergiftung 'poisoning'

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbluːtfɛɐ̯ˌɡɪftʊŋ/
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Noun[edit]

Blutvergiftung f (genitive Blutvergiftung, plural Blutvergiftungen)

  1. (literally) A blood poisoning
  2. The disease septicemia, caused by pathogenic organisms in the bloodstream, characterised by chills and fever

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