uro·​sep·​sis ˌyu̇r-ō-ˈsep-səs How to pronounce urosepsis (audio)
plural urosepses -ˌsēz How to pronounce urosepsis (audio)
: sepsis that is caused by an infection originating in the urinary tract, is typically associated with gram-negative bacteria (as E. coli), and may become life-threatening

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“Urosepsis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/urosepsis. Accessed 26 Mar. 2023.

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