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glycaemic load

US glycemic load

noun

an index indicating the amount of carbohydrate contained in a specified serving of a particular food. It is calculated by multiplying the food's glycaemic index by its carbohydrate content in grams and then dividing by 100Abbreviation: GL

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glyburide, glyc-, glyc., glycaemia, glycaemic index, glycaemic load, glycan, glycation, glycemia, glycemic, glycemic index
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