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

 

hypoglycaemia

 noun
(British English) (North American English hypoglycemia) noun
BrE BrE//ˌhaɪpəʊɡlaɪˈsiːmiə//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌhaɪpoʊɡlaɪˈsiːmiə//
 
[uncountable] (medical)
 
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the condition of having too low a level of blood sugar Word Origin late 19th cent.: from hypo- ‘below’ + -glyco ‘sugar’ + -aemia, relating to blood .