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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 shock in bacteremic patients: risk factors, features and prognosis.
See any odd places where septic tanks were located?
These are designed to reduce septic tank pollution of rivers, lakes and coastal waters, as well as private water supplies such as wells, boreholes and springs.
So knowing the location of septic tanks will help agency officers check for any poorly maintained septic tanks that could be the cause of pollution in the area.
The treatments evaluated were a Drano septic tank additive (additive 1), a Liquid Plumr septic tank additive (additive 2), and a Rid-X septic tank additive (additive 3).
Sepsis and septic shock are major causes of illness and mortality in the US, with over 215,000 deaths occurring each year.
Even if a property owner does not wish to sell a property with an unregistered septic tank, they may find it difficult to buy insurance for the property if the correct permit is not readily available.
Also, in a shared sewer system, wastewater is whisked away to a centralized treatment facility; anyone who has ever experienced a septic system backup on their property can appreciate what a benefit off-site wastewater treatment can be.
Extremely light, the system can be easily carried and installed by one person in a septic system for commercial and residential building sites.
Because hydrocortisone therapy did not lead to better outcomes in patients with septic shock, it is not recommended that it be used as general adjuvant therapy for this condition.
Septic shock, or sepsis, is a medical condition in which acute inflammation, low blood pressure, and blood clotting cause a dangerous decrease in the delivery of blood to the organs.
A builder's guide to wells and septic systems, 2d ed.