How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"gluco" is from "glukus" (sweet) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "sugar" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|A glucose test measures the amount of sugar in the blood.|
|Muscle glycogen is one of the main energy sources for exercise.|