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bacteremia

[bak-tuh-ree-mee-uh] /ˌbæk təˈri mi ə/
noun, Pathology
1.
the presence of bacteria in the blood.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; bacter- + -emia
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Examples for bacteremia
  • bacteremia is the presence of viable bacteria in the blood stream.
British Dictionary definitions for bacteremia

bacteraemia

/ˌbæktəˈriːmɪə/
noun
1.
(pathol) the presence of bacteria in the blood
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bacteremia in Medicine

bacteremia bac·te·re·mi·a (bāk'tə-rē'mē-ə) or bac·te·ri·e·mi·a (bāk-tēr'ē-ē'mē-ə)
n.
The presence of bacteria in the blood.

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