sapraemia


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sa·pre·mi·a

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

sa·pre′mic adj.

sapraemia

(sæˈpriːmɪə)
n
(Pathology) pathol blood poisoning caused by toxins of putrefactive bacteria
[C19: New Latin, from sapro- + -emia]
saˈpraemic adj

sapremia, sapraemia

blood poisoning caused by putrefactive microorganisms in the bloodstream.
See also: Blood and Blood Vessels, Poison
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sapraemia - blood poisoning caused by putrefactive bacteria; results from eating putrefied matter
sepsis - the presence of pus-forming bacteria or their toxins in the blood or tissues