autosepticemia

[ ô′tō-sĕp′tĭ-sēmē-ə ]

n.

Septicemia originating with microorganisms existing within the individual and not introduced from outside the person.

Nearby words

  1. autorotation,
  2. autoroute,
  3. autosave,
  4. autoschediasm,
  5. autosensitization,
  6. autoserum,
  7. autosexing,
  8. autosite,
  9. autosomal gene,
  10. autosome


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