hyperglycemia

An abnormally high concentration of glucose in the circulating blood, seen especially in patients with diabetes mellitus. SYN: hyperglycosemia. [hyper- + G. glykys, sweet, + haima, blood]
- ketotic h. an inborn error of glycine metabolism characterized by lethargy, vomiting, convulsions, hypertonia, and difficulty breathing; milk protein and casein induce attacks; autosomal recessive inheritance.
- nonketotic h. SYN: hyperosmolar (hyperglycemic) nonketotic coma.
- posthypoglycemic h. SYN: Somogyi phenomenon.

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hy·per·gly·ce·mia or chiefly Brit hy·per·gly·cae·mia .hī-pər-glī-'sē-mē-ə n an excess of sugar in the blood
hy·per·gly·ce·mic or chiefly Brit hy·per·gly·cae·mic -mik adj

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hy·per·gly·ce·mia (hi″pər-gli-seґme-ə) [hyper- + glyc- + emia] abnormally increased glucose in the blood, such as in diabetes mellitus.

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  • hyperglycemia — hyperglycemia. См. гипергликемия. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • hyperglycemia — 1875, Latinized form of Greek elements hyper over (see HYPER (Cf. hyper )) + glykys sweet (see GLUCOSE (Cf. glucose)) + haima blood (see EMIA (Cf. emia)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • hyperglycemia — [hī΄pər glī sē′mē ə] n. [ModL < HYPER + Gr glykys, sweet + EMIA] an abnormally high concentration of sugar in the blood hyperglycemic [hī΄pər glī sēmik] adj …   English World dictionary

  • Hyperglycemia — DiseaseDisorder infobox Name = Hyperglycemia ICD10 = R73.9 ICD9 = ICD9|790.6 Hyperglycemia, hyperglycaemia, or high blood sugar is a condition in which an excessive amount of glucose circulates in the blood plasma. This is generally a blood… …   Wikipedia

  • hyperglycemia — hyperglycemic, adj. /huy peuhr gluy see mee euh/, n. Pathol. an abnormally high level of glucose in the blood. Also, hyperglycaemia. [1890 95; < NL; see HYPER , GLYCEMIA] * * * ▪ pathology       elevation of blood glucose concentrations above the …   Universalium

  • hyperglycemia — noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1894 excess of sugar in the blood • hyperglycemic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hyperglycemia — noun An unusually high concentration of sugar in the blood Ant: hypoglycemia …   Wiktionary

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

  • hyperglycemia — hy·per·glycemia …   English syllables

  • hyperglycemia — hy•per•gly•ce•mi•a [[t]ˌhaɪ pər glaɪˈsi mi ə[/t]] n. pat an abnormally high level of glucose in the blood • Etymology: 1890–95; hyper +glyc(o) + emia hy per•gly•ce′mic, adj …   From formal English to slang

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