[ suh-pree-mee-uh ]
/ səˈpri mi ə /
blood poisoning caused by the toxins produced by bacterial putrefaction, as in gangrene.
Words nearby sapremia
Origin of sapremia
1885–90; sapr- + -emia
OTHER WORDS FROM sapremiasa·pre·mic, adjective
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Examples from the Web for sapremia
In sapremia the blood contains the toxins and dead saprophytic organisms.
The symptoms of sapremia depend upon the amount of intoxication.
In sapremia the causative condition is putrid material lodged like a foreign body in the tissues.
Medical definitions for sapremia
Blood poisoning resulting from the absorption of the products of putrefaction.
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