sapremia

[ suh-pree-mee-uh ]
/ səˈpri mi ə /

noun Pathology.

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

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Origin of sapremia

1885–90; sapr- + -emia

OTHER WORDS FROM sapremia

sa·pre·mic, adjective
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Medical definitions for sapremia

sapremia

n.

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