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  • n. sepsis caused by bacteria from the urinary tract invading the bloodstream

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A constitutional state resulting from the infiltration of urine into the tissues.


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  • The 98-year old ex-President was admitted to the hospital on January 12 with complaints of urosepsis which is an infection of the urinary tract.

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  • Olander Banks Sr., 88, owner and operator of Banks Auto Parts, a junkyard in Fredericksburg, from 1957 until he retired in 2000, died Jan. 11 at Inova Healthplex in Springfield of urosepsis.

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  • But, I like seeing people in my office, who are doing well, or even better than the last time I saw them, sometimes thanks to my efforts. 100% hospital would be depressing, one complicated Medicare patient after another, one urosepsis NH patient after another, and pressure all the time to get patients out.

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  • The cause was urosepsis, an infection, the family said.

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  • These people are usually sick messes of urosepsis, dehydration, electrolyte imbalances (choose your favorite combo!) and the occasional pneumonia. News


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