glucogenic

adjective
glu·​co·​gen·​ic | \ -ˈjen-ik How to pronounce glucogenic (audio) \

Medical Definition of glucogenic

: tending to produce a pyruvate residue in metabolism which undergoes conversion to a carbohydrate (as glucose) and is eventually stored as a complex carbohydrate (as glycogen) glucogenic amino acids

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“Glucogenic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/glucogenic. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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