Sentence Examples


  • But when the hepatitis is of septic origin, suppuration is likely to occur, the result being an hepatic abscess.
  • It is inadvisable to explore for a suspected abscess with a hollow needle without first opening the abdomen, as septic fluid might thus be enabled to leak out, and infect the general peritoneal cavity.
  • But it undoubtedly prolongs life, lessens suffering, and by checking the growth of bacteria upon the cancer reduces the fetid odour and the symptoms of septic intoxication.
  • When, for instance, the cause of septic infection had been revealed, the prophylaxis of the disease became a possibility.
  • If the injury be a small incised wound through the skin and subcutaneous tissues without any septic contamination, there usually follows a minimum of reaction on the part of the tissues.