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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Word Origin and History for glycemic

glycemic

adj.

1923, from glycemia (also glycaemia), 1901, from glyco- + -emia.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Medicine definitions for glycemic

glycemia

[ glī-sēmē-ə ]

n.

The presence of glucose in the blood.

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