or gly·cae·mi·a

[ glahy-see-mee-uh ]
/ glaɪˈsi mi ə /

noun Medicine/Medical.

the presence of glucose in the blood.

Origin of glycemia

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

Related forms

gly·ce·mic, gly·cae·mic, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for glycemic


[ glī-sēmē-ə ]


The presence of glucose in the blood.
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