a combining form with the meanings “sugar,” “glucose and its derivatives,” used in the formation of compound words: glycolipid.
Also, gluco-.
Also, especially before a vowel, glyc-.

combining form representing Greek glykýs sweet Unabridged
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glyco- or (before a vowel) glyc-
combining form
indicating sugar: glycogen
[from Greek glukus sweet]
glyc- or (before a vowel) glyc-
combining form
[from Greek glukus sweet]

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glyco- pref.

  1. Sugar: glycoprotein.

  2. Glycogen: glycogenesis.

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