septic[ sep-tik ]SEE DEFINITION OF septic
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SEPTIC
Syphons, for automatic discharge, 225;for septic tanks, 229.
One is for septic pneumonia, the other for the removal of the lungs.
It will be found full of septic vibrios in process of generation by fission.
The blood he had received was without doubt not only splenic but also septic.
It is thus that a dust of septic germs can be formed even in contact with air.
Josephina owns one unchanging dress, septic, maculate and repellent.
It lays the orbit open to the possibility of septic infection.
This will diminish the risk of septic infection from the mastoid cavity.
He died, in the course of three or four days, of septic pneumonia.
The making of a septic tank is simple when the principle is once understood.
c.1600, from Latin septicus "of or pertaining to putrefaction," from Greek septikos "characterized by putrefaction," from sepein "make rotten or putrid, cause to rot" (see sepsis). Septic tank is attested from 1902.