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septic sore throat

noun, Pathology
1.
an acute, toxic, streptococcus infection of the throat producing fever, tonsillitis, and other serious effects.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25
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septic sore throat in Medicine

septic sore throat n.
An infection of the throat caused by hemolytic streptococci and marked by fever and inflammation of the tonsils. Also called strep throat.

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