Try Our Apps


Words You've Been Using Wrong

Embden-Meyerhof pathway

the metabolic reaction sequence in glycolysis by which glucose is converted to pyruvic acid with production of ATP
Word Origin
C20: named after Gustav Embden (1874–1933) and Otto Meyerhof (1884–1951), German biochemists
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
embden-meyerhof pathway in Medicine

Embden-Meyerhof pathway Emb·den-Mey·er·hof pathway (ěm'dən-mī'ər-hŏf')
The anaerobic metabolic pathway by which glucose, especially the glycogen in human muscle, is converted to lactic acid.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for embden-meyerhof pathway

Word Value for embden

Scrabble Words With Friends