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glycemia

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noun gly·ce·mia \glī-ˈsē-mē-ə\

Definition of glycemia

  1. :  the presence of glucose in the blood

gly·ce·mic play \-ˈsē-mik\ adjective


Origin of glycemia

New Latin


First Known Use: 1901


Medical Dictionary

glycemia

noun gly·ce·mia

Medical Definition of glycemia

  1. :  the presence of glucose in the blood

  2. gly·ce·mic or chiefly British gly·cae·mic \-ˈsē-mik\play adjective



Variants of glycemia

or chiefly British gly·cae·mia \glī-ˈsē-mē-ə\play

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