noun (1)

Definition of glucose-1-phosphate

 (Entry 1 of 10)

: 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 How to pronounce HIV-1 (audio) \

Definition of HIV-1 (Entry 2 of 10)

: 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 How to pronounce interleukin-1 (audio) \

Definition of interleukin-1 (Entry 3 of 10)

: 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- How to pronounce type 1 diabetes (audio) \

Definition of type 1 diabetes (Entry 4 of 10)

: 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 How to pronounce V-1 (audio) \

Definition of V-1 (Entry 5 of 10)

A number 1

adjective (1)

Definition of A number 1 (Entry 6 of 10)

: a1


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

Definition of M-1 (Entry 7 of 10)

: 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 10)

1 ¹/₃′ pitch

noun (7)

Definition of 1 ¹/₃′ pitch (Entry 9 of 10)

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


noun (8)
variants: or TB 1-698

Definition of TB-1 (Entry 10 of 10)

: thiacetazone

Examples of glucose-1-phosphate in a Sentence

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People with type 1 diabetes, a disease in which the pancreas does not make insulin (or makes very little), need to take insulin via injection or insulin pump, according to the Mayo Clinic. Carolyn L. Todd, SELF, "Why a ‘Sugar Hangover’ Can Feel as Terrible as the Real Thing," 27 Oct. 2018 An estimated 30 to 45 percent of women with type 1 diabetes will suffer from diabulimia at some point. Carrie Dennett, The Seattle Times, "It’s a dangerous eating disorder that affects people with diabetes. So why haven’t you heard of it?," 20 Aug. 2018 So early symptoms of type 1 diabetes can appear in a bunch of different ways. Korin Miller, SELF, "The Diabetes Symptom That Finally Helped Nick Jonas Get a Diagnosis," 19 Nov. 2018 An experimental therapy for type 1 diabetes, widely derided by mainstream diabetes researchers, lowered blood sugar levels to near normal, a small, ongoing trial found. Sharon Begley, STAT, "Controversial researcher’s diabetes vaccine causes improvement in small study," 21 June 2018 The Massachusetts General Hospital study is ongoing, and so far more than 120 people with type 1 diabetes have been treated with at least two doses of the vaccine. Alexandra Sifferlin, Time, "There’s Hope for a Vaccine to Prevent Type 1 Diabetes," 21 June 2018 For instance, people with type 1 diabetes can take too much insulin, causing their blood sugar to plummet. Carolyn L. Todd, SELF, "Why a ‘Sugar Hangover’ Can Feel as Terrible as the Real Thing," 27 Oct. 2018 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

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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

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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 (8)

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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