glycophilia

[glī′kə-fĭlē-ə]

n.

A condition in which there is a distinct tendency to develop hyperglycemia after ingestion of glucose.

Nearby words

  1. glycolytic,
  2. glyconeogenesis,
  3. glyconic acid,
  4. glycopenia,
  5. glycopeptide,
  6. glycophyte,
  7. glycoprotein,
  8. glycoptyalism,
  9. glycopyrrolate,
  10. glycorrhachia


The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.