hyperglycemic

hyperglycemia

[hahy-per-glahy-see-mee-uh]
noun Pathology.
an abnormally high level of glucose in the blood.
Also, hyperglycaemia.


Origin:
1890–95; < Neo-Latin; see hyper-, glycemia

hyperglycemic, adjective
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hyperglycaemia or hyperglycemia (ˌhaɪpəɡlaɪˈsiːmɪə)
 
n
pathol an abnormally large amount of sugar in the blood
 
[C20: from hyper- + glyco- + -aemia]
 
hyperglycemia or hyperglycemia
 
n
 
[C20: from hyper- + glyco- + -aemia]
 
hypergly'caemic or hyperglycemia
 
adj
 
hypergly'cemic or hyperglycemia
 
adj

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hyperglycemia
1894, Latinized form of Gk. elements hyper- "over" + glykys "sweet" (see glucose) + haima "blood" (see -emia)
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hyperglycemia hy·per·gly·ce·mi·a (hī'pər-glī-sē'mē-ə)
n.
The presence of an abnormally high concentration of glucose in the blood.


hy'per·gly·ce'mic (-mĭk) adj.
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