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

1885–90; sapr- + -emia

sapremic, adjective Unabridged
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sapremia or sa·prae·mi·a (sə-prē'mē-ə)
Blood poisoning resulting from the absorption of the products of putrefaction.

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