go septic


chiefly British, medical
: to become infected
The cut went septic.

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Recent Examples on the Web The doctor in the second hospital warned the couple that Heidi was about to go septic, the senator said. Ivan Pereira, ABC News, 4 May 2022

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“Go septic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go%20septic. Accessed 10 Jun. 2023.

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