glycogenesis

noun
gly·​co·​gen·​e·​sis | \ ˌglī-kə-ˈje-nə-səs How to pronounce glycogenesis (audio) \

Definition of glycogenesis

: the synthesis of glycogen from glucose that occurs chiefly in the liver and skeletal muscle

First Known Use of glycogenesis

circa 1886, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for glycogenesis

New Latin

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The first known use of glycogenesis was circa 1886

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glycogenolysis

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“Glycogenesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/glycogenesis. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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glycogenesis

noun
gly·​co·​gen·​e·​sis | \ ˌglī-kə-ˈjen-ə-səs How to pronounce glycogenesis (audio) \
plural glycogeneses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce glycogenesis (audio) \

Medical Definition of glycogenesis

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

Other Words from glycogenesis

glycogenetic \ -​jə-​ˈnet-​ik How to pronounce glycogenesis (audio) \ adjective

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