gly·​ce·​mia | \ glī-ˈsē-mē-ə How to pronounce glycemia (audio) \

Definition of glycemia

: the presence of glucose in the blood

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Other Words from glycemia

glycemic \ glī-​ˈsē-​mik How to pronounce glycemia (audio) \ adjective

Examples of glycemia in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The antioxidant effect of the polyphenols in elderberry has been shown to have beneficial effects on blood pressure, glycemia (blood sugar) reduction, and immune system stimulation with anti-viral and even anti-tumor potential. Anchorage Daily News, "Environmental Nutrition: Boost your immunity," 16 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of glycemia

1901, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for glycemia

New Latin

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The first known use of glycemia was in 1901

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“Glycemia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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variants: or chiefly British glycaemia \ glī-​ˈsē-​mē-​ə How to pronounce glycemia (audio) \

Medical Definition of glycemia

: the presence of glucose in the blood

Other Words from glycemia

glycemic or chiefly British glycaemic \ -​ˈsē-​mik How to pronounce glycemia (audio) \ adjective

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