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bacteremia

[ bak-tuh-ree-mee-uh ]
/ ˌbæk təˈri mi ə /
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noun Pathology.
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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Medical definitions for bacteremia

bacteremia
[ băk′tə-rēmē-ə ]

n.
The presence of bacteria in the blood.

Other words from bacteremia

bac′te•remic (-mĭk) adj.
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