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gluco-

  1. variant of glyco-: glucoprotein.
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Also especially before a vowel, gluc-.
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Word Origin and History for gluco-

before vowels, gluc-, word-forming element used since c.1880s, from Greek glykys "sweet" (see glucose). Now usually with reference to glucose.

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Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

gluco- in Medicine

gluco-

pref.
  1. Glucose:glucagon.
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