septic phlebitis n.
Inflammation of a vein resulting from bacterial infection.
- Septic shock
septic shock n. Shock associated with sepsis, usually associated with abdominal and pelvic infection resulting from trauma or surgery. Shock associated with septicemia caused by gram-negative bacteria.
noun, Pathology. 1. an acute, toxic, streptococcus infection of the throat producing fever, tonsillitis, and other serious effects. septic sore throat n. An infection of the throat caused by hemolytic streptococci and marked by fever and inflammation of the tonsils. Also called strep throat.
noun 1. a tank in which solid organic sewage is decomposed and purified by anaerobic bacteria. noun 1. a tank, usually below ground, for containing sewage to be decomposed by anaerobic bacteria
adjective, Botany. 1. (of a capsule) dehiscing by breaking away from the partitions but remaining attached to the common axis; dehiscing at the valves or backs of the carpels but leaving the septa intact. adjective 1. (of a dehiscence) characterized by breaking apart from a natural line of division in the fruit