glycemia

or gly·cae·mi·a

[glahy-see-mee-uh]

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
adj.

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

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glycemic in Medicine

glycemia

[glī-sēmē-ə]
n.
  1. The presence of glucose in the blood.
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