glycogenolysis

noun
gly·​co·​gen·​ol·​y·​sis | \ ˌglī-kə-jə-ˈnä-lə-səs How to pronounce glycogenolysis (audio) \
plural glycogenolyses\ ˌglī-​kə-​jə-​ˈnä-​lə-​ˌsēz How to pronounce glycogenolysis (audio) \

Definition of glycogenolysis

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

Other Words from glycogenolysis

glycogenolytic \ ˌglī-​kə-​jə-​nə-​ˈli-​tik How to pronounce glycogenolysis (audio) , -​ˌje-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of glycogenolysis

1909, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for glycogenolysis

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“Glycogenolysis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/glycogenolysis. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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glycogenolysis

noun
gly·​co·​gen·​ol·​y·​sis | \ ˌglī-kə-jə-ˈnäl-ə-səs How to pronounce glycogenolysis (audio) \
plural glycogenolyses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce glycogenolysis (audio) \

Medical Definition of glycogenolysis

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

Other Words from glycogenolysis

glycogenolytic \ -​jən-​ᵊl-​ˈit-​ik How to pronounce glycogenolysis (audio) , -​ˌjen-​ How to pronounce glycogenolysis (audio) \ adjective

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