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glycolysis gly·col·y·sis (glī-kŏl'ə-sĭs)
The ATP-generating metabolic process of most cells in which carbohydrates are converted to pyruvic acid.
The process in cell metabolism by which carbohydrates and sugars, especially glucose, are broken down, producing ATP and pyruvic acid. See more at cellular respiration.