noun the presence of pus-forming bacteria or their toxins in the blood or tissues
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(sep´sis) the presence in the blood or other tissues of pathogenic microorganisms or their toxins. septicemia. puerperal sepsis puerperal fever.
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• (n.) The poisoning of the system by the introduction of putrescent material into the blood.
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sepsis 1. The presence of pathogenic organisms or their toxins in the blood or tissues. 2. The poisoned condition resulting from the presence of pathogens or their toxins; putrefaction, putrescence. Air, together with a moderate amount of warmth and moisture, is necessary for the existence of putr...
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Sepsis (ˈsɛpsɨs, from Gr. σῆψις: the state of putrefaction or decay) is a potentially deadly medical condition that is characterized by a whole-body inflammatory state (called a systemic inflammatory response syndrome or SIRS) and the presence of a known or suspected infection. The body ma...
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Sepsis is blood or tissue poisoning caused by bacteria.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: sep′sis, -sēz Definitions: 1. The presence of various pathogenic organisms, or their toxins, in the blood or tissues; septicemia is a common type of sepsis.
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General term for infectious change in the body caused by bacteria or their toxins
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Commonly called a "blood stream infection." The presence of bacteria (bacteremia) or other infectious organisms or their toxins in the blood (septicemia) or in other tissue of the body. Sepsis may be associated with clinical symptoms of systemic (bodywide) illness, such as fever, chills, malaise (ge...
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The presence of bacteria or their toxins in the blood or tissues.
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[genus] Sepsis is a genus of flies in the family Sepsidae. ...
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1) Blood or tissue poisoning caused by bacteria 2) Infection 3) Possible result of infection 4) Toxic condition
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