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hyperglycemia

or hy·per·gly·cae·mi·a

[ hahy-per-glahy-see-mee-uh ]
/ ˌhaɪ pər glaɪˈsi mi ə /
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noun Pathology.

an abnormally high level of glucose in the blood.

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Origin of hyperglycemia

From New Latin, dating back to 1890–95; see origin at hyper-, glycemia

OTHER WORDS FROM hyperglycemia

hy·per·gly·ce·mic, adjective
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Medical definitions for hyperglycemia

hyperglycemia
[ hī′pər-glī-sēmē-ə ]

n.

The presence of an abnormally high concentration of glucose in the blood.

Other words from hyperglycemia

hy′per•gly•cemic (-mĭk) adj.
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