bacteremia

[bak-tuh-ree-mee-uh]

noun Pathology.

the presence of bacteria in the blood.

Origin of bacteremia

First recorded in 1885–90; bacter- + -emia
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bacteremia in Medicine

bacteremia

[băk′tə-rēmē-ə]

n.

The presence of bacteria in the blood.
Related formsbac′te•remic (-mĭk) adj.
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