glycotropic


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glycotropic

 [gli″ko-trop´ik]
having an affinity for or attracting sugar; antagonizing the effects of insulin, causing hyperglycemia.

gly·co·tro·pic

, glycotrophic (glī'kō-trop'ik, -trof'ik),
Pertaining to a principle in extracts of the anterior lobe of the pituitary that antagonizes the action of insulin and causes hyperglycemia.
[glyco- + G. trophē, nourishment; tropē, a turning]

gly·co·tro·pic

, glycotrophic (glīkō-trōpik, -fik)
Pertaining to a principle in extracts of anterior lobe of pituitary that antagonizes action of insulin and causes hyperglycemia.
[glyco- + G. trophē, nourishment; tropē, a turning]
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