bacteremia ac`ter*e"mi*a (b[a^]k*t[=e]r*[=e]"m[=e]*[.a] or b[a^]k`t[u^]*r[=e]"m[=e]*[.a]), n. The presence of bacteria in the blood.

Syn: bacteriemia. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • bacteremia — [bak΄tə rē′mē ə] n. [ BACTER(IA) + EMIA] the presence of bacteria in the bloodstream …   English World dictionary

  • Bacteremia — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = ICD10 = ICD10|A|49|9|a|30 (NOS) ICD9 = ICD9|790.7 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D016470 Bacteremia (Bacteræmia in British English) is the presence of… …   Wikipedia

  • bacteremia — /bak teuh ree mee euh/, n. Pathol. the presence of bacteria in the blood. [1885 90; BACTER + EMIA] * * * Presence of bacteria in the blood. Short term bacteremia follows dental or surgical procedures, especially if local infection or very high… …   Universalium

  • Bacteremia — The presence of live bacteria in the bloodstream. Bacteremia is analogous to viremia (the presence of a virus in the blood) and parasitemia (the presence of a parasite in the blood). Bacteremia, viremia and parasitemia are all forms of sepsis… …   Medical dictionary

  • bacteremia — noun Etymology: New Latin, alteration of bacteriemia, from bacteri + emia Date: circa 1890 the usually transient presence of bacteria in the blood • bacteremic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bacteremia — n. [Gr. bakterion, small rod; haima, blood] The presence of bacteria in the hemolymph or blood of invertebrates, without production of harmful toxins or other deleterious effects …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • bacteremia — (bak ter e me ah) The presence of viable bacteria in the blood …   Dictionary of microbiology

  • bacteremia — n. bacteria in the blood (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bacteremia — bac·te·re·mia …   English syllables

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