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sep·tic

septic

 
pronunciation:
sep tihk
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: infected with harmful bacteria.
The septic wound was treated by the doctor.
antonyms:
sterile
definition 2: causing or able to cause infection.
Clean the area to guard against septic bacteria.
antonyms:
sterile
derivations: septically (adv.), septicity (n.)
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