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sepsis
used in Babbitt

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Definition
blood poisoning or poisoning of other tissues by microorganisms or their toxins
  • The only flaw was that the Glen Oriole sewers had insufficient outlet, so that waste remained in them, not very agreeably, while the Avonlea cesspool was a Waring septic tank.
    Chapter 4 (61% in)

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