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septic

 [sep´tik]
pertaining to sepsis.

sep·tic

(sep'tik), Do not confuse this word with septal.
Relating to or caused by sepsis.

septic

/sep·tic/ (sep´tik) pertaining to sepsis.

septic

(sĕp′tĭk)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, having the nature of, or affected by sepsis.
2. Causing sepsis; putrefactive.

sep·tic′i·ty (-tĭs′ĭ-tē) n.

septic

See sepsis.

sep·tic

(sep'tik)
Relating to or caused by sepsis.

septic

Pertaining to SEPSIS.

Septic

Referring to the presence of infection.
Mentioned in: Puerperal Infection

septic

pertaining to sepsis.

septic fever
is fever associated with infection either as local abscess or cellulitis or as a septicemia or bacteremia. The infective agent may be a bacteria, virus, fungus, protozoa or even algae.
septic mastitis
mastitis characterized by the presence of bacteria in the milk.
septic shock
see toxemic shock.
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Key recommendations include early goal-directed resuscitation of the septic patient during the first 6 hours after recognition, blood cultures before antibiotic therapy, imaging studies performed promptly to confirm potential source of infection, and administration of broad-spectrum antibiotic therapy within 1 hour of diagnosis of septic shock or severe sepsis without septic shock.
The firm planned to build a 4,800-square foot building that could process up to 30,000 gallons of waste from septic systems each day.
If the sources of contamination are determined to be leaking or poorly situated septic tanks, officials plan to get court orders, if necessary, to inspect underground tanks at the multimillion-dollar homes of some of the world's most famous people.
Woodlief says Potlatch is supporting the introduction with a Web site that helps consumers learn more about the proper maintenance of their septic systems and provides links to other similar sites.
The patient's lower back and the invasive staphylococcal infection urged us to consider septic bone involvement.
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