meningococcemia

noun
me·​nin·​go·​coc·​ce·​mia
variants: or British meningococcaemia \ mə-​ˌniŋ-​gō-​käk-​ˈsē-​mē-​ə, -​ˌnin-​jə-​ \

Medical Definition of meningococcemia 

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

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