septic

Part of speech: adjective

Of or pertaining to poisonous putrefaction; putrid. septical.

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Usage examples "septic":

  1. Practically every one is septic, and to anyone in the least run down the danger of infection is considerable; and infection with some of the organisms with which one meets in war is a very serious thing indeed. - "A Surgeon in Belgium", Henry Sessions Souttar.
  2. She was afraid of septic poisoning, she told the bird; but added comfortingly: There- you needn't worry one minute over that. - "Jean of the Lazy A", B. M. Bower.