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Systemic infection by pathogenic microorganisms, especially bacteria, that have invaded the bloodstream, usually from a local source. Sepsis is characterized by fever, increased number of white blood cells, increased heart rate, and other signs of widespread infection.
[Greek sēpsis, putrefaction, from sēpein, to make rotten.]
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(Pathology) the presence of pus-forming bacteria in the body
[C19: via New Latin from Greek sēpsis a rotting; related to Greek sēpein to cause to decay]
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local or generalized invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms or their toxins.
[1855–60; < Greek sêpsis decay]
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Infection of the blood by disease-causing microorganisms, especially bacteria.
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blood poisoning caused by absorption into the blood of pathogenic microorganisms. — septic, adj.See also: Blood and Blood Vessels
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|Noun||1.||sepsis - the presence of pus-forming bacteria or their toxins in the blood or tissues|
infection - the pathological state resulting from the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms
blood poisoning, septicaemia, septicemia - invasion of the bloodstream by virulent microorganisms from a focus of infection
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sepsis[ˈsepsɪs] N → sepsis f
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n. L. sepsis, condición tóxica producida por una contaminación bacteriana.
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sepsisn sepsis f
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