glucometer

noun glu·com·e·ter \ glü-ˈkä-mə-tər \

Definition of glucometer

: an instrument for measuring the concentration of glucose in the blood

Origin and Etymology of glucometer

gluco- + -meter (originally a trademark, filed by the Bayer Corporation in 1979)


Medical Dictionary

glucometer

noun glu·com·e·ter \ glü-ˈkä-mə-tər \

medical Definition of glucometer

: an instrument for measuring the concentration of glucose in the blood
  • One app allows users who have diabetes to plug glucometers into their iPhones as it tracks insulin doses and sends alerts for abnormally high or low blood sugar levels.
  • —Nathan G. Cortez et al.The New England Journal of Medicine24 July 2014

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