noun (1)

Definition of glucose-1-phosphate 

(Entry 1 of 12)

: an ester C6H13O9P that reacts in the presence of a phosphorylase with aldoses and ketoses to yield disaccharides or with itself in liver and muscle to yield glycogen and phosphoric acid


noun (2)
\ˌāch-ˌī-ˈvē-ˈwən \

Definition of HIV-1 (Entry 2 of 12)

: a lentivirus (species Human immunodeficiency virus 1) that is the most prevalent HIV

called also HTLV-III


noun (3)
in·​ter·​leu·​kin-1 | \ˌin-tər-ˈlü-kən-ˈwən \

Definition of interleukin-1 (Entry 3 of 12)

: an interleukin produced especially by monocytes and macrophages that regulates immune responses by activating lymphocytes and mediates other biological processes (such as the onset of fever) usually associated with infection and inflammation

type 1 diabetes

noun (4)
\ˈtīp-ˈwən- \

Definition of type 1 diabetes (Entry 4 of 12)

: a form of diabetes mellitus that usually develops during childhood or adolescence and is characterized by a severe deficiency in insulin secretion resulting from atrophy of the islets of Langerhans and causing hyperglycemia and a marked tendency toward ketoacidosis

called also insulin-dependent diabetes, insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, type 1 diabetes mellitus


noun (5)
\ˈvē-ˈwən \

Definition of V-1 (Entry 5 of 12)

A number 1

adjective (1)

Definition of A number 1 (Entry 6 of 12)

: a1


noun (6)
variants: or M-1 rifle
plural M-1's or M-1 rifles

Definition of M-1 (Entry 7 of 12)

: a gas-operated semiautomatic .30 caliber rifle fed from a magazine containing a clip of eight rounds, mechanically capable of firing 16 to 32 rounds a minute, having an effective range of 500 yards, and weighing 9¹/₂ pounds

called also Garand rifle

No. 1

adjective (2)

Definition of No. 1 (Entry 8 of 12)

1 ¹/₃′ pitch

noun (7)

Definition of 1 ¹/₃′ pitch (Entry 9 of 12)

: two octaves and a fifth above the normal pitch of a given key on the organ an organ stop of 1 ¹/₃′ pitch

1′ pitch

noun (8)
variants: or less commonly 1-foot pitch or one-foot pitch

Definition of 1′ pitch (Entry 10 of 12)

: three octaves above the normal pitch of a given key on the organ a stop of 1′ pitch

1′ stop

noun (9)
variants: or less commonly one-foot stop or 1-foot stop

Definition of 1′ stop (Entry 11 of 12)

: an organ stop sounding the pitches three octaves higher than those normally associated with the organ's keys and having the C an octave above middle C as its lowest note


noun (10)
variants: or TB 1-698

Definition of TB-1 (Entry 12 of 12)

: thiacetazone

Examples of glucose-1-phosphate in a Sentence

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The images captured women with arm crutches, type 1 diabetes, vitiligo, and more, wearing everything from the brand's signature bralettes to matching workout apparel. Amira Rasool, Allure, "Aerie's Latest Lingerie Campaign Features Models With Disabilities and Chronic Illnesses," 12 July 2018 Or a child drinking more than usual, starting to wet the bed, or experiencing weight loss, all signs of type 1 diabetes. Daniel R. Taylor,, "Medical Mystery: Kids who can't stop going," 1 June 2018 This simply isn’t supposed to happen, under the traditional understanding of type 1 diabetes, which destroys beta cells. Bradley J. Fikes,, "New insulin-making cells can be made in the body, study suggests," 14 June 2018 On average, the people in the trial had lived with type 1 diabetes for 19 years. Alexandra Sifferlin, Time, "There’s Hope for a Vaccine to Prevent Type 1 Diabetes," 21 June 2018 People with type 1 diabetes may be up to four times more likely to develop depression than those living without it. Rubi Jones, Teen Vogue, "The Haim Sisters Open Up About Their Firsthand Experiences With Harassment and Unequal Pay," 16 June 2018 The stuffed animal was given to Emmy when she was first diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Wayne Drash, CNN, "The medicine keeping her alive was also killing her," 12 June 2018 Two other lawmakers, Reps. Diana DeGette (D-Colo.) and Tom Reed (R-N.Y.), both parents of children with type 1 diabetes, have teamed up to focus on drug prices. Irl Hirsch, STAT, "Paying the price for insulin," 17 May 2018 After her little sister experienced symptoms of type 1 diabetes in August 2016, Olivia Allen stayed by Mia’s side at the hospital and then got to work sewing a stuffed animal to comfort her. Cindy Cantrell,, "Needham sisters fight type 1 diabetes together," 24 May 2018

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First Known Use of glucose-1-phosphate

Noun (1)

1938, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1986, in the meaning defined above

Noun (3)

1979, in the meaning defined above

Noun (4)

1982, in the meaning defined above

Noun (5)

1944, in the meaning defined above

Noun (6)

1938, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for glucose-1-phosphate

Noun (1)

from the position at which the phosphate group is attached

Noun (5)

German, abbreviation for Vergeltungswaffe 1, literally, reprisal weapon 1

Noun (10)

German, from TB + 1—698, its laboratory code number; from its use in the treatment of tuberculosis

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Medical Definition of glucose-1-phosphate 

: an ester C6H13O9P that reacts in the presence of a phosphorylase with aldoses and ketoses to yield disaccharides or with itself in liver and muscle to yield glycogen and phosphoric acid

called also Cori ester

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