glycemia

or gly·cae·mi·a

[ glahy-see-mee-uh ]
/ glaɪˈsi mi ə /

noun Medicine/Medical.

the presence of glucose in the blood.

Nearby words

  1. glycaemia,
  2. glycaemic index,
  3. glycaemic load,
  4. glycan,
  5. glycation,
  6. glycemic,
  7. glycemic index,
  8. glyceraldehyde,
  9. glyceric,
  10. glyceric acid

Origin of glycemia

First recorded in 1900–05; glyc- + -emia

Related formsgly·ce·mic, gly·cae·mic, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for glycaemia

glycaemia

US glycemia

/ (ˌɡlaɪˈsiːmɪə) /

noun

the presence of glucose in blood
Derived Formsglycaemic or US glycemic (ˌɡlaɪˈsiːmɪk), adjective

Word Origin for glycaemia

C20: from glyco- + -aemia

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Medicine definitions for glycaemia

glycemia

[ glī-sēmē-ə ]

n.

The presence of glucose in the blood.

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