glycogenesis [glahy-kuh-jen-uh-sis] ExamplesWord Origin noun Biochemistry.
- the formation of glycogen from monosaccharides in the body, especially glucose.
Whence it became evident that this nerve is not the excitor, but the sensory nerve concerned in glycogenesis.
British Dictionary definitions for glycogenesis glycogenesis noun
- the formation of sugar, esp (in animals) from glycogen
Derived Formsglycogenetic (ˌɡlaɪkəʊdʒɪˈnɛtɪk), adjective glycogenesis in Medicine glycogenesis [glī′kə-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs] n.
- The formation of glycogen.
Related formsgly′co•ge•net′ic (-jə-nĕt′ĭk) adj.