[ gloo-koh-jen-uh-sis ]
/ ˌglu koʊˈdʒɛn ə sɪs /
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the production of glucose by the decomposition of glycogen or from any nonglucose precursor.
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OTHER WORDS FROM glucogenesisglu·co·gen·ic, adjective
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Medical definitions for glucogenesis
[ glōō′kō-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs ]
The formation of glucose through the breakdown of glycogen.
Other words from glucogenesisglu′co•gen′ic adj.
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