noun Biochemistry.
glucose formation in animals from a noncarbohydrate source, as from proteins or fats.

1910–15; gluco- + neo- + -genesis

gluconeogenic [gloo-koh-nee-uh-jen-ik] , gluconeogenetic [gloo-koh-nee-oh-juh-net-ik] , adjective Unabridged
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gluconeogenesis (ˌɡluːkəʊˌniːəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs)
biochem Also called: glyconeogenesis the sequence of metabolic reactions by which glucose is synthesized, esp in the liver, from noncarbohydrate sources, such as amino acids, pyruvic acid, or glycerol

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gluconeogenesis glu·co·ne·o·gen·e·sis (glōō'kə-nē'ə-jěn'ĭ-sĭs)
The formation of glucose, especially by the liver, from noncarbohydrate sources, such as amino acids. Also called glyconeogenesis.

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