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