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1. Not caused by bacteria.
2. Free of bacteria.


(Biology) not caused by or characterized by the presence of bacteria


(ˌeɪ bækˈtɪər i əl)

not caused by bacteria; free from the presence of bacteria.
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[12,13] Most commonly prostatitis may be acute and chronic bacterial prostatitis, chronic abacterial prostatitis and granulomatous prostatitis.
In retrospect, even with the negative bacterial cultures, this was a prudent decision since the histopathology report was suggestive of abacterial superinfection.
Not only the properties of abacterial cellbut also the conditions in which it exists are important, in this case the host immune condition.
Shuttleworth, "Intra-prostatic urinary reflux: an aetiological factor in abacterial prostatitis," British Journal of Urology, vol.
Piomboni, "Sperm quality and pregnancy rate after COX-2 inhibitor therapy of infertile males with abacterial leukocytospermia," Human Reproduction, vol.
Abacterial cystitis induced by the consumption of ketamine is now a well-documented fact.
The mtlD is abacterial gene that encodes mannitol 1-phosphate dehydrogenase.
Ceri, "Rat model of experimentally induced abacterial prostatitis," Prostate, vol.
Estimation of efficiency magnitolazer therapies in treatment sick of the inflammatory form of a chronic abacterial prostatitis.
(16) Interestingly, the authors observed that the incidence of chronic bacterial prostatitis and abacterial prostatitis was similar between the patients with lifelong PE and acquired PE.
Congenital malformations, prostatitis (acute, chronic bacterial and chronic abacterial), benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), and prostate cancer comprise most of the abnormalities in the gland.