any group of seven persons or things.
a company of seven singers or musicians.
a musical composition for seven voices or instruments.
(music) a group of seven singers or instrumentalists or a piece of music composed for such a group
a group of seven people or things
1. a combining form meaning “seven,” used in the formation of compound words: septilateral. combining form 1. seven: septivalent combining form 1. septum: septicidal septi- pref. Seven.
adjective, Pathology. 1. pertaining to or of the nature of sepsis; infected. 2. putrefactive. adjective 1. of, relating to, or caused by sepsis 2. of, relating to, or caused by putrefaction noun 3. (Austral & NZ, informal) short for septic tank septic sep·tic (sěp’tĭk) adj. Of, relating to, having the nature of, or affected by […]
- Septic abortion
septic abortion n. Abortion complicated by fever, endometritis, and parametritis, often leading to sepsis.
noun, Pathology. 1. the invasion and persistence of pathogenic bacteria in the blood-stream. noun 1. a condition caused by pus-forming microorganisms in the blood Nontechnical name blood poisoning See also bacteraemia, pyaemia septicemia sep·ti·ce·mi·a (sěp’tĭ-sē’mē-ə) n. A systemic disease caused by the multiplication of microorganisms in the blood. Also called blood poisoning, septic fever. sep’ti·ce’mic […]