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1. sepsis

noun. ['ˈsɛpsɪs'] the presence of pus-forming bacteria or their toxins in the blood or tissues.

Synonyms

  • blood poisoning
  • septicemia
  • infection
  • sapraemia
  • septicaemia

Antonyms

  • incorruptness
  • legality

Etymology

  • σῆψις (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • σήπειν (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Sepsis

  • actinomycosis
  • alexis
  • amniocentesis
  • analysis
  • anaphylaxis
  • asbestosis
  • atherosclerosis
  • basis
  • beschloss's
  • biosys
  • cassis
  • cedras's
  • cedras's
  • consis
  • dedominicis
  • dialysis
  • dimitrius's
  • duplessis
  • electrophoresis
  • electrophoresis

How do you pronounce sepsis?

Pronounce sepsis as ˈsɛpsɪs.

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Sentences with sepsis


1. Noun, singular or mass
Bacteria from the colon may also leak into the bloodstream and cause sepsis.

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