noun. ['ˈgluːˌkoʊs'] a monosaccharide sugar that has several forms; an important source of physiological energy.
- blood glucose
- corn sugar
- grape sugar
- blood sugar
Rhymes with Glucose
How do you pronounce glucose?
Pronounce glucose as ˈgluˌkoʊs.
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Sentences with glucose
1. Noun, singular or mass
High levels of blood glucose can cause damage to blood vessels and body organs.
If the level is high, she'll take a blood sample to check glucose levels.
3. Verb, base form
Like protein and glucose, your body breaks fats down into their primary components, such as fatty acids.
4. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Insulin shuttles glucose from your blood into your cells for energy and into your muscles and liver for storage.