septic sore throat


noun Pathology.

an acute, toxic, streptococcus infection of the throat producing fever, tonsillitis, and other serious effects.

Origin of septic sore throat

First recorded in 1920–25
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Medicine definitions for septic sore throat

septic sore throat

n.

An infection of the throat caused by hemolytic streptococci and marked by fever and inflammation of the tonsils.strep throat
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