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septic sore throat

noun, Pathology
an acute, toxic, streptococcus infection of the throat producing fever, tonsillitis, and other serious effects.
Origin of septic sore throat
1920-25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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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.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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