abacterial

adjective abac·te·ri·al \ ˌā-(ˌ)bak-ˈtir-ē-əl \

Definition of abacterial

: not caused by or characterized by the presence of bacteria
  • abacterial prostatitis

First Known Use of abacterial

1888

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abacterial

adjective abac·te·ri·al \ ˌā-(ˌ)bak-ˈtir-ē-əl \

medical Definition of abacterial

: not caused by or characterized by the presence of bacteria
  • abacterial prostatitis

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