glycogenolysis

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

Definition of glycogenolysis 

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

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

First Known Use of glycogenolysis

1909, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for glycogenolysis

New Latin

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glycogenolysis

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

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, -ˌjen- \ adjective

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