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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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.
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.