sepsis

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From Ancient Greek σῆψις (sêpsis, putrefaction), from σήπειν (sḗpein, to make rotten), from σήψ (sḗps, a kind of lizard; also a kind of serpent whose bite was alleged to cause putrefaction).

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sepsis (countable and uncountable, plural sepses)

  1. (pathology) A serious medical condition in which the whole body is inflamed, causing injury to its own tissues and organs as a response to infection.

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sepsis f (plural sepsis)

  1. sepsis