disseminated

adjective dis·sem·i·nat·ed \ di-ˈse-mə-ˌnā-təd \

Definition of disseminated

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

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1876

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disseminated

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

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 AmericanOctober 1988
— see acute disseminated encephalomyelitis

dissemination

play \-ˌem-ə-ˈnā-shən\ noun


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