The presence of glucose in the blood. [G. glykys, sweet, + haima, blood]

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gly·ce·mia or chiefly Brit gly·cae·mia glī-'sē-mē-ə n the presence of glucose in the blood
gly·ce·mic or chiefly Brit gly·cae·mic -'sē-mik adj

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gly·ce·mia (gli-seґme-ə) [glyc- + -emia] the presence of glucose in the blood; see also hyperglycemia. Called also glycosemia.

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