Definition of neuroglycopenia in US English:

neuroglycopenia

noun

Medicine
  • Reduction in the glucose supply to the brain (usually as a consequence of severe or prolonged hypoglycaemia), associated with a variety of symptoms including headache, fatigue, and mood disturbances.

Origin

1960s. From neuro- + glyco- + -penia.

Pronunciation

neuroglycopenia

/ˌnjʊərə(ʊ)ɡlʌɪkə(ʊ)ˈpiːnɪə/