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


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

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

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    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 ...

  4. 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

  5. Feb 23, 2016 · Septic shock 13: 2015 Definition: Sepsis is life-threatening organ dysfunction caused by a dysregulated host response to infection: Septic shock is a subset of sepsis in which underlying circulatory and cellular/metabolic abnormalities are profound enough to substantially increase mortality: 2015 Clinical criteria: Suspected or documented ...

  6. 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.

  7. › wiki › SepsisSepsis - Wikipedia

    Delaying initiation of vasopressor therapy during septic shock is associated with increased mortality. Norepinephrine is often used as a first-line treatment for hypotensive septic shock because evidence shows that there is a relative deficiency of vasopressin when shock continues for 24 to 48 hours.

  8. To obtain a septic permit; a system design, with the soils and site information is submitted to the On-Site Water and Wastewater Section by a registered civil engineer. The permit application is reviewed by staff to ensure that it meets the requirements of Anchorage Municipal Code and if requirements are met a permit is issued.

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