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glycemia

or glycaemia

[glahy-see-mee-uh] /glaɪˈsi mi ə/
noun, Medicine/Medical.
1.
the presence of glucose in the blood.
Origin of glycemia
1900-1905
First recorded in 1900-05; glyc- + -emia
Related forms
glycemic, glycaemic, adjective
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Word Origin and History for glycemic
adj.

1923, from glycemia (also glycaemia), 1901, from glyco- + -emia.

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glycemic in Medicine

glycemia gly·ce·mi·a (glī-sē'mē-ə)
n.
The presence of glucose in the blood.

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