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bacteremia

noun bac·ter·emia \ˌbak-tə-ˈrē-mē-ə\

Definition of BACTEREMIA

:  the usually transient presence of bacteria in the blood
bac·ter·emic \-mik\ adjective

Origin of BACTEREMIA

New Latin, alteration of bacteriemia, from bacteri- + -emia
First Known Use: circa 1890

bacteremia

noun bac·ter·emia   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BACTEREMIA

:  the usually transient presence of bacteria in the blood
bac·ter·emic or chiefly British bac·ter·ae·mic \-mik\ adjective

Variants of BACTEREMIA

bac·ter·emia or chiefly British bac·ter·ae·mia \ˌbak-tə-ˈrē-mē-ə\

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