GLUCOSE By N., Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 Name of a soluble sugar that is abundant in nature and is a major energy source for body tissues. Brain relies it on exclusively, derived from breaking down carbohydrates, proteins and fats. GLUCOSE: "Glucose in the blood is controlled by insulin." Related Psychology Terms NUTRIENT CORTICOSTERONE CARBOHYDRATE METABOLISM PROTEIN DEFICIENCY CATABOLISM VITAMIN GLYCOGEN ADIPOSE TISSUE BRAIN EXPLANT CREATINE KINASE (CK) Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GLUCOSE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/glucose/ (accessed April 16, 2019).