Medical Dictionary

meningococcemia

noun me·nin·go·coc·ce·mia
variants: or British

meningococcaemia

\mə-ˌniŋ-gō-käk-ˈsē-mē-ə, -ˌnin-jə-\play

Medical Definition of meningococcemia

  1. :  an abnormal condition characterized by the presence of meningococci in the blood


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