GLUCOSE

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."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GLUCOSE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/glucose/ (accessed July 22, 2019).
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