plague septicemia
septicemic plague.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • plague — plaguer, n. /playg/, n., v., plagued, plaguing. n. 1. an epidemic disease that causes high mortality; pestilence. 2. an infectious, epidemic disease caused by a bacterium, Yersinia pestis, characterized by fever, chills, and prostration,… …   Universalium

  • Septicemia — Systemic (bodywide) illness with toxicity due to invasion of the bloodstream by virulent bacteria coming from a local seat of infection. The symptoms of chills, fever and exhaustion are caused by the bacteria and substances they produce. The… …   Medical dictionary

  • septicemic plague — an acute fulminating form of plague with high density bacteremia and fever, chills, prostration, abdominal pain, shock, and bleeding into skin and other organs. It can occur as a complication of bubonic or pneumonic plague, or can be a primary… …   Medical dictionary

  • Bubonic plague — The most common form of the plague, named for the characteristic buboes buboes are enlarged lymph nodes ( swollen glands ) in the groin which are usually very tender and painful. Lymph nodes may be similarly affected elsewhere such as in the… …   Medical dictionary

  • swine plague — n hemorrhagic septicemia of swine with symptoms resembling those of hog cholera but commonly complicated by pneumonia * * * hemorrhagic septicemia of swine …   Medical dictionary

  • swine plague — noun : hemorrhagic septicemia of swine with symptoms resembling those of hog cholera but commonly complicated by pneumonia * * * Vet. Pathol. hemorrhagic septicemia of hogs, caused by the bacterium Pasteurella suiseptica, characterized by an… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Septicemic plague — Septicemic (or septicaemic) plague is a deadly blood infection by yersinia pestis, a gram negative bacterium. PathophysiologyThe disease can result from bubonic and pneumonic plague when bacteria enter the blood from the lymphatic and respiratory …   Wikipedia

  • hemorrhagic septicemia — n any of several pasteurelloses of domestic animals (as swine plague, shipping fever of cattle and lambs, and fowl cholera) that are caused by a bacterium of the genus Pasteurella (P. multocida) and are typically marked by internal hemorrhages,… …   Medical dictionary

  • hemorrhagic septicemia — noun an acute infectious disease characterized by pneumonia and blood infection • Syn: ↑pasteurellosis • Hypernyms: ↑animal disease * * * noun : pasteurellosis of domestic animals usually due to a bacterium (Pasteurella multocida) and typically… …   Useful english dictionary

  • swine plague — Vet. Pathol. hemorrhagic septicemia of hogs, caused by the bacterium Pasteurella suiseptica, characterized by an accompanying infection of pneumonia. [1890 95] * * * …   Universalium

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