disseminated

adjective

Definition of disseminated

  1. :  widely dispersed in a tissue, organ, or the entire body <disseminated gonococcal disease>

1876

First Known Use of disseminated

1876


Medical Dictionary

disseminated

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adjective dis·sem·i·nat·ed \dis-ˈem-ə-ˌnāt-əd\

Medical Definition of disseminated

  1. :  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, October 1988>—see acute disseminated encephalomyelitis

dissemination

\-ˌem-ə-ˈnā-shən\play noun


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