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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 of bacteremia
1885-1890
First recorded in 1885-90; bacter- + -emia
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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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