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glycogenesis

[glahy-kuh-jen-uh-sis]
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noun Biochemistry.
  1. the formation of glycogen from monosaccharides in the body, especially glucose.
Also gly·cog·e·ny [glahy-koj-uh-nee] /glaɪˈkɒdʒ ə ni/.

Origin of glycogenesis

First recorded in 1870–75; glyco- + -genesis
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Examples from the Web for glycogenesis

Historical Examples

  • Whence it became evident that this nerve is not the excitor, but the sensory nerve concerned in glycogenesis.

    A System of Practical Medicine By American Authors, Vol. II

    Various


British Dictionary definitions for glycogenesis

glycogenesis

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

glycogenesis

(glī′kə-jĕnĭ-sĭs)
n.
  1. The formation of glycogen.
Related formsgly′co•ge•netic (-jə-nĕtĭk) adj.
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