abacterial


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abacterial

(ā′băk-tîr′ē-əl)
adj.
1. Not caused by bacteria.
2. Free of bacteria.

abacterial

[ab′aktir′ē·əl]
any atmosphere or condition free of bacteria; literally, without bacteria.

a·bac·te·ri·al

(ā'bak-tēr'ē-ăl)
Not caused by or characterized by the presence of bacteria.

abacterial

1. Not caused by bacteria.
2. Without, or in the absence of, bacteria.

a·bac·te·ri·al

(ā'bak-tēr'ē-ăl)
Not caused by or characterized by the presence of bacteria.

abacterial (ā´baktir´ē-əl),

adj nonbacterial; free from bacteria.
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Its clinical characteristics include milium-sized abacterial pustule with erythema, high temperature, increased white blood cell count, and hypoproteinemia.
As influenza persisted as an endemic disease with regional recurrences after the pandemic, lives continued to be occasionally claimed by abacterial pneumonia.
There is evidence that men treated for "chronic abacterial prostatitis," which is characterized by urinary frequency, urgency, and pelvic/perineal pain, often will have cystoscopic findings suggestive of interstitial cystitis and will respond to standard treatments for IC.
Among these disorders are urinary tract or vaginal infections, bladder cancer, bladder inflammation or infection caused by radiation to the abdomen, eosinophilic and tuberculous cystitis, kidney stories, endometriosis, neurological disorders, sexually transmitted diseases, low-count bacteriuria, and, in men, chronic bacterial and abacterial prostatitis.
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