Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

septic sore throat

noun Pathology.
  1. an acute, toxic, streptococcus infection of the throat producing fever, tonsillitis, and other serious effects.
Show More

Origin of septic sore throat

First recorded in 1920–25
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

septic sore throat in Medicine

septic sore throat

n.
  1. An infection of the throat caused by hemolytic streptococci and marked by fever and inflammation of the tonsils.strep throat
Show More
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.