Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Noun: TSS
  1. Syndrome resulting from a serious acute (sometimes fatal) infection associated with the presence of staphylococcus; characterized by fever and diarrhoea and nausea and diffuse erythema and shock; occurs especially in menstruating women using highly absorbent tampons
    - toxic shock, toxic shock syndrome

Type of: syndrome

Encyclopedia: TSS