SYN: hypoglycemia. [gluco- + G. penia, poverty]

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glu·co·pe·nia (gloo-ko-peґne-ə) deficiency of sugar in the tissues; called also glycopenia. glucopenic adj

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  • glucopenia — 1. hipoglucemia. 2. deficiencia de azúcar en la sangre o los tejidos. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • glycopenia — A deficiency of any or all sugars in an organ or tissue. [glyco + G. penia, poverty] * * * gly·co·pe·nia (gli″ko peґne ə) glucopenia. glycopenic adj …   Medical dictionary

  • hypoglycemia — 1. Symptoms resulting from low blood glucose (normal glucose range 60–100 mg/dL (3.3 to 5.6 mmol/L)) which are either autonomic or neuroglycopenic. Autonomic symptoms include sweating, trembling, feelings of warmth, anxiety, and nausea.… …   Medical dictionary

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