hyperglycaemia


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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]

hyperglycaemia

Excessive levels of glucose in the blood. This is a feature of untreated or undertreated DIABETES MELLITUS.

hyperglycaemia

see GLYCOSURIA.

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]
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