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or gly·cae·mi·a

[ glahy-see-mee-uh ]
/ glaɪˈsi mi ə /

noun Medicine/Medical.

the presence of glucose in the blood.

Nearby words

glycaemia, glycaemic index, glycaemic load, glycan, glycation, glycemia, glycemic, glycemic index, glyceraldehyde, glyceric, glyceric acid

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

Medicine definitions for glycemia


[ glī-sēmē-ə ]


The presence of glucose in the blood.
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