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[hahy-per-glahy-see-mee-uh] /ˌhaɪ pər glaɪˈsi mi ə/

noun, Pathology.
an abnormally high level of glucose in the blood.

1875, Latinized form of Greek elements hyper- “over” (see hyper-) + glykys “sweet” (see glucose) + haima “blood” (see -emia).

hyperglycemia hy·per·gly·ce·mi·a (hī’pər-glī-sē’mē-ə)
The presence of an abnormally high concentration of glucose in the blood.
hy’per·gly·ce’mic (-mĭk) adj.


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