disseminated

adjective
dis·​sem·​i·​nat·​ed | \ di-ˈse-mə-ˌnā-təd How to pronounce disseminated (audio) \

Definition of disseminated

: widely dispersed in a tissue, organ, or the entire body disseminated gonococcal disease

Examples of disseminated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Of the more than 50 distinct types of adenoviruses known to infect humans, most are associated with common colds and eye infections, though some can cause gastrointestinal and disseminated infections. Beth Mole, Ars Technica, 22 Apr. 2022 More than 50 distinct adenoviruses are known to infect humans, but they're typically associated with respiratory, eye, and sometimes gastrointestinal and disseminated infections. Beth Mole, Ars Technica, 25 Apr. 2022

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First Known Use of disseminated

1876, in the meaning defined above

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“Disseminated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disseminated. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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disseminated

adjective
dis·​sem·​i·​nat·​ed | \ dis-ˈem-ə-ˌnāt-əd How to pronounce disseminated (audio) \

Medical Definition of disseminated

: widely dispersed in a tissue, organ, or the entire body disseminated gonococcal disease … overt disease sets in, first as chronic infections of the skin and mucous membranes and then as disseminated, systemic infections.— Robert R. Redfield et al., Scientific American — see acute disseminated encephalomyelitis

Other Words from disseminated

dissemination \ -​ˌem-​ə-​ˈnā-​shən How to pronounce disseminated (audio) \ noun

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