Septicity



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 sepsis.

Causing or producing sepsis; putrefactive.

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