glyco-, glyc- +

(Greek: sweet, sugar)

glycopexia, glycopexis; glycopexic
The incorporation of sugars into body tissues.
A common genus of grain mites, frequently implicated in dermatitis among food handlers.
1. Literally, having a fondness for sweets.
2. In medicine, a condition in which there is a distinct tendency to develop hyperglycemia (an abnormally high level of sugar in the blood) after the ingestion of glucose.
glycoprotein, glycoproteins
1. Any of a group of complex proteins; such as, mucin, containing a carbohydrate combined with a simple protein.
2. Protein with linear or branched oligosaccharides (simple sugars) covalently bonded to it.

Examples include nearly all surface proteins of animal cells and many proteins circulating in blood.

glycoptyalismm glycosialia
Sugar in the saliva or the presence of glucose in the saliva.
glycoregulation, glycoregulatory
The control of the processes associated with the metabolism or biotransformation of sugar.
An abnormally high sugar content in the cerebrospinal fluid or the colorless fluid in and around the brain and spinal cord that absorbs shocks and maintains uniform pressure.
1. A discharge of sugar from the body, as in glucosuria, especially in unusually large quantities.
2. Any sugar-containing discharge; such as, urine in diabetes mellitus.
An excessive secretion of saliva that contains sugar.
1. Any of a group of organic compounds, occurring abundantly in plants, that yield a sugar and one or more nonsugar substances during hydrolysis.
2. A group of carbohydrates combined with a sugar and a non-sugar, which when decomposed yield glucose or some other sugar.
An increased ingestion or consumption of sweets.
1. A tendency to maintain a constant sugar level in the body.
2. Promoting or maintaining a steady supply of glycogen in the muscles, liver, and other tissues.
glycosuria, glucosuria
1. The presence of abnormally high levels of sugar in the urine; usually after a meal.
2. The excretion of excessive amounts of sugar in the urine which is usually a sign of diabetes.
The distribution of sugars in the body by metabolic processes.