glycogenesis

glycogenesis

[glahy-kuh-jen-uh-sis]
noun Biochemistry.
the formation of glycogen from monosaccharides in the body, especially glucose.
Also, glycogeny [glahy-koj-uh-nee] .


Origin:
1870–75; glyco- + -genesis

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glycogenesis (ˌɡlaɪkəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs)
 
n
the formation of sugar, esp (in animals) from glycogen
 
glycogenetic
 
adj

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glycogenesis gly·co·gen·e·sis (glī'kə-jěn'ĭ-sĭs)
n.
The formation of glycogen.


gly'co·ge·net'ic (-jə-nět'ĭk) adj.
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