glycogenolysis

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

Definition of glycogenolysis

plural glycogenolyses play \ˌglī-kə-jə-ˈnä-lə-ˌsēz\
:the breakdown of glycogen especially to glucose in the animal body

glycogenolytic

play \ˌglī-kə-jə-nə-ˈli-tik, -ˌje-\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of glycogenolysis

New Latin


Medical Dictionary

glycogenolysis

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

medical Definition of glycogenolysis

plural glycogenolyses play \-ˌsēz\
:the breakdown of glycogen especially to glucose in the animal body — compare glycogenesis

glycogenolytic

play \-jən-ᵊl-ˈit-ik, -ˌjen-\ adjective

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