noun. ['ˈsɛpsɪs'] the presence of pus-forming bacteria or their toxins in the blood or tissues.
- blood poisoning
- σῆψις (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
- σήπειν (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Words that Rhyme with Sepsis
How do you pronounce sepsis?
Pronounce sepsis as ˈsɛpsɪs.
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Example sentences of the word sepsis
1. Noun, singular or mass
Bacteria from the colon may also leak into the bloodstream and cause sepsis.