blood sugar

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  1. glucose in the blood.

  2. the quantity or percentage of glucose in the blood.

Origin of blood sugar

First recorded in 1925–30

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British Dictionary definitions for blood sugar

blood sugar

  1. med the glucose concentration in the blood: the normal fasting value is between 3.9 and 5.6 mmol/l

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Scientific definitions for blood sugar

blood sugar

  1. Sugar in the form of glucose in the blood. The concentration of blood sugar is measured in milligrams of glucose per 100 milliliters of blood.

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