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    sep·tic
    /ˈseptik/

    adjective

    • 1. infected with microorganisms, especially harmful bacteria: "his feet had gone septic"
    • 2. denoting a drainage system incorporating a septic tank.

    noun

    • 1. a drainage system incorporating a septic tank. North American

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  2. septic: [adjective] of, relating to, or causing putrefaction.

  3. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › SepticSeptic - Wikipedia

    Septic may refer to: Septic shock, a medical condition; Septic tank or septic system, a component of a small scale sewage disposal system; Septic equation, a ...

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  5. Septic shock describes a catastrophic situation where infection overwhelms the body's immune system and potentially causes organ failure and death.; By definition, blood pressure is low, organs like the heart, lung, kidney, and liver fail to work properly, and medications are required to support and maintain blood pressure in a normal range

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  7. Jul 07, 2018 · Sepsis is a common condition that is associated with unacceptably high mortality and, for many of those who survive, long-term morbidity. Increased awareness of the condition resulting from ongoing campaigns and the evidence arising from research in the past 10 years have increased understanding of …

  8. Jul 25, 2021 · The consensus definition of septic shock was updated from Sepsis-II to Sepsis-III recently. These definitions may be summarized as follows: Sepsis II definition of septic shock: Infection causing persistent hypotension, despite fluid resuscitation.

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