Definitions for viremiavaɪˈri mi ə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vi•re•mi•avaɪˈri mi ə(n.)

  1. the presence of a virus in the blood.

    Category: Pathology

Origin of viremia:

1945–50; vir(us)+ -emia

vi•re′mic(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. viremia, viraemia(noun)

    the presence of a virus in the blood stream

    "viremia spread the smallpox virus to the internal organs"

Freebase

  1. Viremia

    Viremia is a medical condition where viruses enter the bloodstream and hence have access to the rest of the body. It is similar to bacteremia, a condition where bacteria enter the bloodstream. The name comes from combining the word virus with the Greek word for blood.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Viremia

    The presence of viruses in the blood.

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