from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Blood poisoning resulting from the absorption of the products of putrefaction.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A condition of blood-poisoning due to the absorption of toxins produced by saprophytes.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun blood poisoning caused by putrefactive bacteria; results from eating putrefied matter
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