noun Pathology.
the presence of bacteria in the blood.

1885–90; bacter- + -emia Unabridged
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bacteraemia or (US) bacteremia (ˌbæktəˈriːmɪə)
pathol the presence of bacteria in the blood
bacteremia or (US) bacteremia

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

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Bacteremia is the presence of viable bacteria in the blood stream.
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