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septic

1. of, relating to, or caused by sepsis
2. of, relating to, or caused by putrefaction

septic

[′sep·tik]
(medicine)
Of or pertaining to sepsis.
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Septic tanks not connected to the companies' main line - or through the canal system - would have to be desludged manually, using trucks siphoning the wastewater before transferring it to a treatment facility.
to have their own hygienic septic tank or wastewater treatment facility," Aao said.
"Local governments should compel all residential, commercial, industrial, institutional, and government establishments in their jurisdiction to have their own hygienic septic tanks or wastewater treatment facility," he added.
Njeru said Gitau stood on the concrete cover of the septic pit.
Considering the different functional categories of shock, 48 patients were diagnosed with septic shock, 15 patients with hypovolemic shock.
A septic tank can be used for 'domestic' wastewater produced in an industry, but in an industry with over 100 employees that generates significant quantities of wastewater, a septic tank, is not an apt choice to treat domestic wastewater.
Even when a septic system seems to be working perfectly, a professional evaluation is imperative.
Justice (retd) Muslim called the team at the rostrum and warned them that they would be sent home if their claims regarding septic tanks at MA Muhammadi were found fictitious.
Without disputing the contention of processing plants management commission observed that the SEPA officials will visit and submit a report weather septic tank has been installed in the premises.
Septic arthritis of the knee in the pediatric patient requires prompt identification and treatment.
Septic shock, which is a frequent cause of death in the intensive care unit, is defined as severe sepsis combined with hypotension unresponsive to adequate fluid resuscitation [2].