Blood-sugar

blood sugar

noun
1.
glucose in the blood.
2.
the quantity or percentage of glucose in the blood.

Origin:
1925–30

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blood sugar
 
n
med the glucose concentration in the blood: the normal fasting value is between 3.9 and 5.6 mmol/l

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blood sugar n.

  1. See glucose.

  2. The concentration of glucose in the blood, measured in milligrams of glucose per 100 milliliters of blood.

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blood sugar  
Sugar in the form of glucose in the blood. The concentration of blood sugar is measured in milligrams of glucose per 100 milliliters of blood.
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