Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

viremia

play
noun vi·re·mia \vī-ˈrē-mē-ə\

Definition of viremia

  1. :  the presence of viruses in the blood

vi·re·mic play \-mik\ adjective


Origin of viremia

New Latin, from virus + -emia


First Known Use: 1946


Medical Dictionary

viremia

noun vi·re·mia

Medical Definition of viremia

  1. :  the presence of viruses in the blood

  2. vi·re·mic or chiefly British vi·rae·mic \-mik\play adjective



Variants of viremia

or chiefly British vi·rae·mia \vī-ˈrē-mē-ə\play

Learn More about viremia

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "viremia"


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up viremia? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

February 7, 2016

a slight offense

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image1037863653

Which of the following refers to thin, bending ice, or to the act of running over such ice?

spindrift kittly-benders duvet pince-nez
Name That Thing

10 quick questions: hear them, spell them, and see how your skills compare to the crowd.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ