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bacteremia

[bak-tuh-ree-mee-uh]
noun Pathology.
  1. the presence of bacteria in the blood.
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Origin of bacteremia

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

bacteremia

(băk′tə-rēmē-ə)
n.
  1. The presence of bacteria in the blood.
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Related formsbac′te•remic (-mĭk) adj.
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