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parasitemia

noun par·a·sit·emia
variants: or chiefly British parasitaemia play \ˌpar-ə-ˌsī-ˈtē-mē-ə\

medical Definition of parasitemia

: a condition in which parasites are present in the blood used especially to indicate the presence of parasites without clinical symptoms
  • an afebrile parasitemia of malaria

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