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sapremia

[suh-pree-mee-uh] /səˈpri mi ə/
noun, Pathology
1.
blood poisoning caused by the toxins produced by bacterial putrefaction, as in gangrene.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; sapr- + -emia
Related forms
sapremic, adjective
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sapremic in Medicine

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

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