[ gloo-koh-nee-uh-jen-uh-sis ]
/ ˌglu koʊˌni əˈdʒɛn ə sɪs /
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glucose formation in animals from a noncarbohydrate source, as from proteins or fats.
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OTHER WORDS FROM gluconeogenesisglu·co·ne·o·gen·ic [gloo-koh-nee-uh-jen-ik], /ˌglu koʊˌni əˈdʒɛn ɪk/, glu·co·ne·o·ge·net·ic [gloo-koh-nee-oh-juh-net-ik], /ˌglu koʊˌni oʊ dʒəˈnɛt ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for gluconeogenesis
/ (ˌɡluːkəʊˌniːəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs) /
biochem the sequence of metabolic reactions by which glucose is synthesized, esp in the liver, from noncarbohydrate sources, such as amino acids, pyruvic acid, or glycerolAlso called: glyconeogenesis
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Medical definitions for gluconeogenesis
[ glōō′kə-nē′ə-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs ]
The formation of glucose, especially by the liver, from noncarbohydrate sources, such as amino acids.glyconeogenesis
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