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Dictionary entry overview: What does sepsis mean?
• SEPSIS (noun)
The noun SEPSIS has 1 sense:
1. the presence of pus-forming bacteria or their toxins in the blood or tissues
Familiarity information: SEPSIS used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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The presence of pus-forming bacteria or their toxins in the blood or tissues
Nouns denoting stable states of affairs
Hypernyms ("sepsis" is a kind of...):
infection (the pathological state resulting from the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms)
Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "sepsis"):
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