[ glahy-kuh-jen-uh-sis ]
/ ˌglaɪ kəˈdʒɛn ə sɪs /
the formation of glycogen from monosaccharides in the body, especially glucose.
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Also gly·cog·e·ny [glahy-koj-uh-nee] /glaɪˈkɒdʒ ə ni/.
Words nearby glycogenesis
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Whence it became evident that this nerve is not the excitor, but the sensory nerve concerned in glycogenesis.
British Dictionary definitions for glycogenesis
/ (ˌɡlaɪkəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs) /
the formation of sugar, esp (in animals) from glycogen
Derived forms of glycogenesisglycogenetic (ˌɡlaɪkəʊdʒɪˈnɛtɪk), adjective
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Medical definitions for glycogenesis
[ glī′kə-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs ]
The formation of glycogen.
Other words from glycogenesisgly′co•ge•net′ic (-jə-nĕt′ĭk) adj.
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