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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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

Usage examples (35)
  • I learned that sepsis is the tenth most common cause of death overall, in North America.
  • She also had a blood infection -- known as "sepsis" -- that her body could not fight off.
  • In England and Wales there are an estimated 31,000 cases a year of severe sepsis, which is
  • An infection called sepsis had poisoned his bloodstream through an incision made during his chemotherapy treatments. for more
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