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glucogenesis

[gloo-koh-jen-uh-sis]
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noun Biochemistry.
  1. the production of glucose by the decomposition of glycogen or from any nonglucose precursor.
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Origin of glucogenesis

From New Latin; see origin at gluco-, -genesis
Related formsglu·co·gen·ic, adjective
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glucogenic in Medicine

glucogenesis

(glōō′kō-jĕnĭ-sĭs)
n.
  1. The formation of glucose through the breakdown of glycogen.
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Related formsglu′co•genic adj.
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