glucogenesis

[gloo-koh-jen-uh-sis]

noun Biochemistry.

the production of glucose by the decomposition of glycogen or from any nonglucose precursor.

Origin of glucogenesis

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

glucogenesis

[glōō′kō-jĕnĭ-sĭs]

n.

The formation of glucose through the breakdown of glycogen.
Related formsglu′co•genic adj.
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