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glycogenolysis

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noun gly·co·gen·ol·y·sis \ˌglī-kə-jə-ˈnä-lə-səs\

Definition of glycogenolysis

plural gly·co·gen·ol·y·sesplay \-ˌsēz\

  1. :  the breakdown of glycogen especially to glucose in the animal body

gly·co·gen·o·lyt·ic play \-jə-nə-ˈli-tik, -ˌje-\ adjective


Origin of glycogenolysis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1909


Medical Dictionary

glycogenolysis

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noun gly·co·gen·ol·y·sis \ˌglī-kə-jə-ˈnäl-ə-səs\

Medical Definition of glycogenolysis

plural gly·co·gen·ol·y·ses \-ˌsēz\play

  1. :  the breakdown of glycogen especially to glucose in the animal body—compare glycogenesis

  2. gly·co·gen·o·lyt·ic \-jən-əl-ˈit-ik, -ˌjen-\play play adjective




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