sapremia

noun
sa·​pre·​mia
variants: or chiefly British sapraemia \ sə-​ˈprē-​mē-​ə How to pronounce sapremia (audio) \

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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“Sapremia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sapremia. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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