What is another word for sepsis?

38 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ sˈɛpsɪs], [ sˈɛpsɪs], [ s_ˈɛ_p_s_ɪ_s]

Sepsis is a serious medical condition that occurs when an infection triggers a severe immune response, causing inflammation throughout the body. Some of the synonyms for sepsis include bloodstream infection, blood poisoning, and septicemia. Other terms used to describe sepsis include severe sepsis and septic shock. These conditions are characterized by a range of symptoms, including fever, low blood pressure, rapid heart rate, and altered mental status. It is important to recognize the signs of sepsis and seek prompt medical attention if you suspect you may be experiencing this serious health condition. Early diagnosis and treatment are essential for a successful recovery.

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What are the hyponyms for Sepsis?

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Usage examples for Sepsis

The sepsis stimulates the bone-forming tissues and new bone is formed in considerable amount, especially on the surface of the shaft in the vicinity of the fracture; in macerated specimens it presents a porous, crumbling texture.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition."
Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
The entrance of sepsis may prove an obstacle to any operative measure that would otherwise be indicated.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition."
Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
In sepsis, in child-bed fever, in typhoid, in typhus, as well as in tuberculosis and pneumonia and other less common affections, whiskey or brandy was recommended highly and usually given in considerable quantities.
"Health Through Will Power"
James J. Walsh

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