Origin of sepsis
Examples from the Web for sepsis
You have a festering wound in 90 degrees that, if it goes untreated, can lead to sepsis, and death.
De Lee saw two cases of sepsis that killed both mother and child from such an infection shortly before term.The Ethics of Medical Homicide and Mutilation|Austin O'Malley
Sepsis, sep′sis, n. putridity, rot: a genus of dipterous insects.
The chief risks of the operation are sepsis, cancer-infection, and injury to the ureters.
Absence of sepsis, with its possible extension to ears, sinuses, or cranial cavity.
None of these effects can be ascribed to sepsis, as most rigid aseptic precautions were taken.
British Dictionary definitions for sepsis
Word Origin for sepsis
Word Origin and History for sepsis
1876, "putrefaction," from Modern Latin sepsis, from Greek sepsis "putrefaction," from sepein "to rot," of unknown origin.