glycogenesis [glahy-kuh-jen-uh-sis] ExamplesWord Origin noun Biochemistry.

  1. 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 First recorded in 1870–75; glyco- + -genesis Examples from the Web for glycogenesis Historical Examples of glycogenesis

  • Whence it became evident that this nerve is not the excitor, but the sensory nerve concerned in glycogenesis.

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  • British Dictionary definitions for glycogenesis glycogenesis noun

    1. the formation of sugar, esp (in animals) from glycogen

    Derived Formsglycogenetic (ˌɡlaɪkəʊdʒɪˈnɛtɪk), adjective glycogenesis in Medicine glycogenesis [glī′kə-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs] n.

    1. The formation of glycogen.

    Related formsgly′co•ge•net′ic (-jə-nĕt′ĭk) adj.

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