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gluco-

or gluc-
pref.
Glucose: glucagon.

[From glucose.]

gluco-

a combining form meaning “glucose”: gluconeogenesis.
Also, esp. before a vowel, gluc-. Compare glyco-.
[variant of glyco-, with u as in glucose]
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