Translation of septic in Spanish:

septic

Pronunciation: /ˈseptɪk/

adjective/adjetivo

  • séptico the wound turned o went septic la herida se infectó septic poisoning septicemia (feminine)
    More example sentences
    • The differential diagnosis of a cavitary lung lesion includes neoplasm, infection, and septic embolus.
    • Most of the admissions were due to dehydration, gangrene and septic wounds.
    • Someone who has had his or her spleen removed is thereafter more susceptible to septic infections, and as surgeons have come to accept this they have become less likely to carry out splenectomies.

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