or gly·cae·mi·a


noun Medicine/Medical.

the presence of glucose in the blood.

Origin of glycemia

First recorded in 1900–05; glyc- + -emia
Related formsgly·ce·mic, gly·cae·mic, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for glycaemia


US glycemia


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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glycaemia in Medicine




The presence of glucose in the blood.
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