septicemic abscess n.
See pyemic abscess.
noun, Pathology. 1. an especially dangerous form of plague in which the infecting organisms invade the bloodstream. Compare plague (def 2). septicemic plague n. A usually fatal form of bubonic plague in which the bacilli are present in the bloodstream and cause toxemia.
- Septic fever
septic fever n. See septicemia.
adjective, Botany. 1. (of a capsule) dehiscing lengthwise along a septum. adjective 1. (botany) (of a dehiscence) characterized by splitting along the partitions of the seed capsule
- Septic infarct
septic infarct n. An area of necrosis resulting from vascular obstruction caused by emboli consisting of clumps of bacteria or infected material.