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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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