hyperglycemia


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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.

hy•per•gly•ce•mi•a

(ˌhaɪ pər glaɪˈsi mi ə)

n.
an abnormally high level of glucose in the blood.
[1890–95; hyper- + glyc(o)- + -emia]
hy`per•gly•ce′mic, adj.

hyperglycemia

a condition in which the level of glucose in the blood is abnormally high. — hyperglycemic, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hyperglycemia - abnormally high blood sugar usually associated with diabetes
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
hypoglycaemia, hypoglycemia - abnormally low blood sugar usually resulting from excessive insulin or a poor diet
Translations

hy·per·gly·ce·mi·a

n. hiperglucemia, aumento excesivo de azúcar en la sangre.

hyperglycemia

n hiperglucemia
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