Medical Dictionary

fasting

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adjective fast·ing \ˈfas-tiŋ\

Medical Definition of fasting

  1. :  of or taken from a fasting subject fasting blood sugar levels fasting urine; also :  occurring from or caused by fasting fasting hyperglycemia



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