glucosenoun [ U ]uk /ˈɡluː.kəʊs/ us /ˈɡluː.koʊs/ specialized
- In type 1 diabetes, the body cannot use its own glucose, or blood sugar.
- We also make a kind of sugar called glucose.
(Definition of “glucose” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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