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glycogenesis

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noun gly·co·gen·e·sis \ˌglī-kə-ˈje-nə-səs\

Definition of glycogenesis

  1. :  the formation and storage of glycogen



Origin and Etymology of glycogenesis

New Latin


First Known Use: circa 1886


Medical Dictionary

glycogenesis

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noun gly·co·gen·e·sis \ˌglī-kə-ˈjen-ə-səs\

Medical Definition of glycogenesis

plural

glycogeneses

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  1. :  the synthesis of glycogen from glucose that occurs chiefly in the liver and skeletal muscle—compare glycogenolysis

glycogenetic

\-jə-ˈnet-ik\play adjective



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