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glucogenesis

[gloo-koh-jen-uh-sis] /ˌglu koʊˈdʒɛn ə sɪs/
noun, Biochemistry
1.
the production of glucose by the decomposition of glycogen or from any nonglucose precursor.
Origin
< Neo-Latin; see gluco-, -genesis
Related forms
glucogenic, adjective
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glucogenic in Medicine

glucogenesis glu·co·gen·e·sis (glōō'kō-jěn'ĭ-sĭs)
n.
The formation of glucose through the breakdown of glycogen.


glu'co·gen'ic adj.
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