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Medical Term:

bacterid

Pronunciation: bak′ter-id

Definition:

  1. A recurrent or persistent eruption of discrete sterile pustules of the palms and soles, thought to be an allergic response to bacterial infection at a remote site.
  2. A dissemination of a previously localized bacterial skin infection.

[bacteria + -id (1)]

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