noun Pathology.

blood poisoning caused by the toxins produced by bacterial putrefaction, as in gangrene.

Origin of sapremia

1885–90; sapr- + -emia
Related formssa·pre·mic, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Blood poisoning resulting from the absorption of the products of putrefaction.
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