Medical Dictionary

sapremia

noun sa·pre·mia
variants: or chiefly British sapraemia play \sə-ˈprē-mē-ə\

medical Definition of sapremia

: a toxic state resulting from the presence in the blood of toxic products of putrefactive bacteria and often accompanying gangrene of a part of the body

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