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sa·pre·mi·aalso sa·prae·mi·a (sə-prē′mē-ə)
Blood poisoning resulting from the absorption of the products of putrefaction.
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(Pathology) pathol blood poisoning caused by toxins of putrefactive bacteria
[C19: New Latin, from sapro- + -emia]
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blood poisoning caused by putrefactive microorganisms in the bloodstream.See also: Blood and Blood Vessels, Poison
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|Noun||1.||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
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