septic sore throat


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septic sore throat

n.
Strep throat.

sep′tic sore′ throat′



n.
an acute toxic streptococcus infection of the throat producing fever, tonsillitis, and other serious effects.
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Noun1.septic sore throat - an infection of the oral pharynx and tonsils by streptococcus
pharyngitis, raw throat, sore throat - inflammation of the fauces and pharynx
infection - the pathological state resulting from the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms
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At that time common milk borne diseases were scarlet fever, typhoid fever, diarrhea, septic sore throat and diphtheria.
[9] Reviewing the bitter controversy, wide speculation, and arguments set forth by other physicians, they conducted a careful analysis and arrived at their own diagnosis: "The true nature of Washington's terminal disease was not laryngitis, for laryngitis is not fatal; the course of the illness was too short of quinsy to have been fatal; and the possibility of diphtheria was untenable because of probable immunity by previous infection, and because of advanced age--diphtheria seldom is found in a person of 67." Willius and Keys concluded, "The modern American physician in all probability would sign the death certificate in the following manner: septic sore throat, probably of streptococcic origin, associated with acute edema of the larynx."