hyperglycaemia


hyperglycaemia
(= hyperglycemia (USA) )
An excess of plasma glucose that can arise through a deficiency in insulin production. See diabetes mellitus, diabetes insipidus.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • hyperglycaemia — n. an excess of glucose in the bloodstream. It may occur in a variety of diseases, most notably in diabetes mellitus, due to insufficient insulin in the blood and excessive intake of carbohydrates. Untreated it may progress to diabetic coma …   Medical dictionary

  • hyperglycaemia — n. (Medicine) abnormally high level of blood sugar (associated with diabetes) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hyperglycaemia — [ˌhʌɪpəglʌɪ si:mɪə] (US hyperglycemia) noun Medicine an excess of glucose in the bloodstream, often associated with diabetes mellitus. Derivatives hyperglycaemic adjective Origin C19: from hyper + glyco + aemia …   English new terms dictionary

  • hyperglycaemia — n. an excess of glucose in the bloodstream. It may occur in a variety of diseases, most notably in diabetes mellitus, due to insufficient insulin in the blood and excessive intake of carbohydrates. Untreated it may progress to diabetic coma …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • hyperglycaemia — UK [ˌhaɪpə(r)ɡlaɪˈsiːmɪə] / US [ˌhaɪpərɡlaɪˈsɪmɪə] noun [uncountable] a medical condition in which someone has too much sugar in their blood …   English dictionary

  • hyperglycaemia — /haɪpəglaɪˈsimiə/ (say huypuhgluy seemeeuh) noun an excessive amount of glucose in the blood. Also, hyperglycemia. Usage: For spelling variation see ae1 …   Australian English dictionary

  • hyperglycaemia —   n. excess sugar in the blood …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • hyperglycaemia — n. (US hyperglycemia) an excess of glucose in the bloodstream, often associated with diabetes mellitus. Derivatives: hyperglycaemic adj. Etymology: HYPER + GLYCO + AEMIA …   Useful english dictionary

  • гипергликемия — (hyperglycaemia; гипер + гликемия) повышенное содержание глюкозы в крови …   Большой медицинский словарь

  • Гипергликеми́я — (hyperglycaemia; Гипер + Гликемия) повышенное содержание глюкозы в крови. Гипергликемия адреналиновая (h. adrenalinica) Г. при гиперадреналинемии, обусловленная усилением гликогенолиза в печени. Гипергликемия алиментарная (h. alimentaria; син. Г …   Медицинская энциклопедия


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