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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 

SEPSIS (noun)

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The presence of pus-forming bacteria or their toxins in the blood or tissues

Classified under:

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"):

blood poisoning; septicaemia; septicemia (invasion of the bloodstream by virulent microorganisms from a focus of infection)

sapraemia; sapremia (blood poisoning caused by putrefactive bacteria; results from eating putrefied matter)

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