Definition of hyperglycaemia noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

hyperglycaemia

 noun
(British English)(North American English hyperglycemia)noun
BrE BrE//ˌhaɪpəɡlaɪˈsiːmiə//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌhaɪpərɡlaɪˈsiːmiə//
 
[uncountable](medical)
 
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the condition of having too high a level of blood sugar Word Origin late 19th cent.: from hyper- ‘above normal’ + glyco- ‘sugar’ + -aemia, relating to blood.