pertaining to or of the nature of sepsis; infected.
of, relating to, or caused by sepsis
of, relating to, or caused by putrefaction
(Austral & NZ, informal) short for septic tank
septic sep·tic (sěp’tĭk)
Of, relating to, having the nature of, or affected by sepsis.
Causing or producing sepsis; putrefactive.
septico- pref. Sepsis; septic: septicopyemia.
septicopyemia sep·ti·co·py·e·mi·a (sěp’tĭ-kō-pī-ē’mē-ə) n. Pyemia and septicemia occurring together. sep’ti·co·py·e’mic adj.
- Septic phlebitis
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.