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ἀποσήπομαι, Pass., aor. ἀπεσάπην [ᾰ] Hp.Aph.6.58: fut. -σᾰπήσομαι Id.Prorrh.2.1: with pf. Act. ἀποσέσηπα (v. infr.):—
lose by rotting or mortification, ὑπὸ τοὺς ψύχους τῶν ποδῶν ἀποσεσηπότες having lost the toes by frost-bite, X.An.4.5.12, cf.5.8.15, Luc.Ind.


2. of water, throw off impurities by boiling, joined with ἀφέψεσθαι, Hp.Aë.r.8.

II. causal in Act., cause to putrefy, remove by putrefaction, Id.Haem.2; ράλα Id.Gland.17; τινὰ ἐκ τοῦ σώματος Gal.11.820, cf. Aë.1.18.