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gly·ce·mi·a

(glī-sē'mē-ă)
The presence of glucose in the blood.
Synonym(s): glycaemia.

glycaemia

The presence of glucose in the blood. This is essential for life but the amounts must remain within strict limits. See also HYPERGLYCAEMIA and HYPOGLYCAEMIA.

glycaemia

glucose in blood; normal fasting blood glucose (FBG) = 2.9-5.9 mmol/L; normal random blood glucose (RBG) = < 10 mmol/L
  • hyperglycaemia FBG level > 6.7 mmol/L, or RBG > 10 mmol/L

  • hypoglycaemia blood glucose level < 2.9 mmol/L

gly·ce·mi·a

(glī-sē'mē-ă)
The presence of glucose in blood.
Synonym(s): glycaemia.
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