: not bacterial: not consisting of, resulting from, or caused by bacterianonbacterial gastroenteritis
Examples of nonbacterial in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebThis effect has been observed for other viral diseases, such as influenza and nonbacterial pneumonia, and is clearly an important consideration, especially when so many people are encountering a novel virus for the first time as adults.
Zeynep Tufekci, The Atlantic, 30 Mar. 2021 Doctors learned that the patient featured in the NEJM report had a type of endocarditis called nonbacterial thrombotic endocarditis.
Maggie O'neill, Health.com, 13 June 2019
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