- an abnormally high level of glucose in the blood.
Origin of hyperglycemia
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- pathol an abnormally large amount of sugar in the blood
Word Origin for hyperglycaemia
C20: from hyper- + glyco- + -aemia
Word Origin and History for hyperglycaemia
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- The presence of an abnormally high concentration of glucose in the blood.
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