Septicity
Septicity Sep*tic"i*ty, n. [See {Septic}.] Tendency to putrefaction; septic quality. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • septicity — / tisˈi ti/ noun • • • Main Entry: ↑septic …   Useful english dictionary

  • septicity — septic ► ADJECTIVE 1) (of a wound or a part of the body) infected with bacteria. 2) denoting a drainage system incorporating a septic tank. DERIVATIVES septically adverb septicity noun. ORIGIN Greek s ptikos, from s pein make rotten …   English terms dictionary

  • septicity — See septic. * * * …   Universalium

  • septic — septically, adv. septicity /sep tis i tee/, n. /sep tik/, adj. Pathol. 1. pertaining to or of the nature of sepsis; infected. 2. putrefactive. [1595 1605; < L septicus < Gk septikós, equiv. to sept(ós) rotted + ikos IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • septic — adjective a) Of or pertaining to sepsis b) Causing sepsis or putrefaction See Also: antiseptic, asepsis, aseptic, sepsis, septic shock …   Wiktionary

  • sepsis — noun A serious medical condition in which the whole body is inflamed, and a known or suspected infection is present. See Also: antiseptic, asepsis, aseptic, septic, septicemia, septicity …   Wiktionary

  • septicæmia — noun /sɛptɪˈsiːmɪə/ Blood poisoning; sepsis of the blood.<ref name= OED /> Syn: septæmia See Also: æmia, pyæmia, pyæmic, viræmia, viræmic, anæmia, chloræmia, collæmia, hæm, hæm , hæmapophysis, hæmapophysial, hæmautograph, hæmautographic,… …   Wiktionary

  • Orange County Sanitation District — The Orange County Sanitation District (OCSD) is a wastewater treatment facility that serves Orange County, California. It consists of two operating plants, referred to as Plant No. 1 located in Fountain Valley and Plant No. 2 located in… …   Wikipedia

  • disease — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Condition of ill health Nouns 1. disease, illness, sickness, ailment, ailing; morbidity, infirmity, ailment, indisposition; complaint, disorder, malady; functional disorder. 2. condition, affliction,… …   English dictionary for students

  • Disease — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Disease >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 disease disease Sgm: N 1 illness illness sickness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 ailing ailing &c.??? all the ills that flesh is heir to =>(Hamlet) Sgm: N 1 morbidity morbidity …   English dictionary for students

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”