glycogenolysis

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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\
  1. :  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


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

glycogenolyses

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

glycogenolytic

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

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