- 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
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Whence it became evident that this nerve is not the excitor, but the sensory nerve concerned in glycogenesis.
- the formation of sugar, esp (in animals) from glycogen
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- The formation of glycogen.
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