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glycogenesis

[glahy-kuh-jen-uh-sis] /ˌglaɪ kəˈdʒɛn ə sɪs/
noun, Biochemistry.
1.
the formation of glycogen from monosaccharides in the body, especially glucose.
Also, glycogeny
[glahy-koj-uh-nee] /glaɪˈkɒdʒ ə ni/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of glycogenesis
1870-1875
First recorded in 1870-75; glyco- + -genesis
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glycogenesis

/ˌɡlaɪkəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs/
noun
1.
the formation of sugar, esp (in animals) from glycogen
Derived Forms
glycogenetic (ˌɡlaɪkəʊdʒɪˈnɛtɪk) adjective
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glycogenesis in Medicine

glycogenesis gly·co·gen·e·sis (glī'kə-jěn'ĭ-sĭs)
n.
The formation of glycogen.


gly'co·ge·net'ic (-jə-nět'ĭk) adj.
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