bacteremia

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noun bac·ter·emia \ˌbak-tə-ˈrē-mē-ə\

Definition of bacteremia

  1. :  the usually transient presence of bacteria in the blood

bacteremic

play \-mik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of bacteremia

New Latin, alteration of bacteriemia, from bacteri- + -emia


First Known Use: circa 1890


Medical Dictionary

bacteremia

noun bac·ter·emia

Medical Definition of bacteremia

  1. :  the usually transient presence of bacteria in the blood

bacteremic

or chiefly British

bacteraemic

\-mik\play adjective

Variants of bacteremia

or chiefly British

bacteraemia

\ˌbak-tə-ˈrē-mē-ə\play

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