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glucose tolerance test

noun, Medicine/Medical.
a diagnostic procedure in which a measured amount of glucose is ingested and blood samples are taken periodically as a means of detecting diabetes mellitus.
Origin of glucose tolerance test
1920-25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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glucose-tolerance-test in Medicine

glucose tolerance test n.
A test for evaluating the body's capability to metabolize glucose and based upon the ability of the liver to absorb and store excess glucose as glycogen.

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