[ glahy-kol-uh-sis ]
/ glaɪˈkɒl ə sɪs /
the catabolism of carbohydrates, as glucose and glycogen, by enzymes, with the release of energy and the production of lactic or pyruvic acid.
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Words nearby glycolysis
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British Dictionary definitions for glycolysis
/ (ɡlaɪˈkɒlɪsɪs) /
biochem the breakdown of glucose by enzymes into pyruvic and lactic acids with the liberation of energy
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Medical definitions for glycolysis
[ glī-kŏl′ə-sĭs ]
The ATP-generating metabolic process of most cells in which carbohydrates are converted to pyruvic acid.
Other words from glycolysisgly′co•lyt′ic (glī′kə-lĭt′ĭk) adj.
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Scientific definitions for glycolysis
[ glī-kŏl′ə-sĭs ]
The process in cell metabolism by which carbohydrates and sugars, especially glucose, are broken down, producing ATP and pyruvic acid. See more at cellular respiration.
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