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hyperglycemia

 [hi″per-gli-se´me-ah]
excess of glucose in the blood; see also diabetes mellitus.

hy·per·gly·ce·mi·a

(hī'pĕr-glī-sē'mē-ă),
An abnormally high concentration of glucose in the circulating blood, seen especially in patients with diabetes mellitus.
Synonym(s): hyperglycosemia
[hyper- + G. glykys, sweet, + haima, blood]

hyperglycemia

/hy·per·gly·ce·mia/ (-gli-se´me-ah) abnormally increased content of glucose in the blood.

hyperglycemia

(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.

hyperglycemia

[hī′pərglīsē′mē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, hyper + glykys, sweet, haima, blood
a greater than normal amount of glucose in the blood. Most frequently associated with diabetes mellitus, the condition may occur in newborns, after the administration of glucocorticoid hormones, and with an excess infusion of IV solutions containing glucose, especially in poorly monitored long-term hyperalimentation. Also spelled hyperglycaemia. Also called hyperglycosemia. Compare hypoglycemia.

hyperglycemia

Metabolism An abnormal ↑ in serum glucose, most commonly due to DM. See Diabetes mellitus, Glucose tolerance test, Hyperglycinemia.

hy·per·gly·ce·mi·a

(hī'pĕr-glī-sē'mē-ă)
An abnormally high concentration of glucose in the blood, a feature of diabetes mellitus.
Synonym(s): hyperglycaemia.
[hyper- + G. glykys, sweet, + haima, blood]

Hyperglycemia

Condition characterized by excessively high levels of glucose in the blood, and occurs when the body does not have enough insulin or cannot use the insulin it does have to turn glucose into energy. Hyperglycemia is often indicative of diabetes that is out of control.

hyperglycemia,

n a disorder characterized by elevated glucose levels in the blood.

hy·per·gly·ce·mi·a

(hī'pĕr-glī-sē'mē-ă)
Abnormally high concentration of glucose in the circulating blood, seen in diabetes mellitus.
Synonym(s): hyperglycaemia.
[hyper- + G. glykys, sweet, + haima, blood]

hyperglycemia (hī´purglīsē´mēə),

n an increase in the concentration of sugar in the blood. It is a feature of diabetes mellitus.

hyperglycemia

excess of glucose in the blood.

posthypoglycemic hyperglycemia