hypoglycemia

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hy·po·gly·ce·mi·a

 (hī′pō-glī-sē′mē-ə)
n.
An abnormally low level of glucose in the blood.

hy•po•gly•ce•mi•a

(ˌhaɪ poʊ glaɪˈsi mi ə)

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

hy·po·gly·ce·mi·a

(hī′pō-glī-sē′mē-ə)
An abnormally low level of sugar in the blood, usually caused by too much insulin and resulting in weakness and dizziness.

hypoglycemia

a condition in which the level of glucose in the blood is abnormally low. — hypoglycemic, adj.
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hypoglycemia

Low blood sugar, which can cause anxiety, tremors, weakness, and even unconsciousness and death.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hypoglycemia - abnormally low blood sugar usually resulting from excessive insulin or a poor diet
insulin reaction, insulin shock - hypoglycemia produced by excessive insulin in the system causing coma
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
hyperglycaemia, hyperglycemia - abnormally high blood sugar usually associated with diabetes
Translations
hypoglykemiamatala verensokeri
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hipoglicemia

hy·po·gly·ce·mi·a

n. hipoglicemia, hipoglucemia, disminución anormal del contenido de glucosa en la sangre.

hypoglycemia

n hipoglucemia
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