Cori cycle n.
The phases in the metabolism of carbohydrates in which muscles convert glycogen to lactic acid, which is carried by the blood to the liver where it is converted to glycogen then broken down to glucose that, in turn, is carried by the blood to muscles, where it is converted to glycogen and used as an energy source for muscular activity.
[kuh-rig-lee-ah-noh] /kəˌrɪg liˈɑ noʊ/ noun 1. John Paul, born 1938, U.S. composer.
noun Cocaine (1970s+ Narcotics)
[kawr-ing, kohr-] /ˈkɔr ɪŋ, ˈkoʊr-/ noun 1. the act of removing a or of cutting from a central part. 2. Geology, Mining. 1 (def 4). [kawr, kohr] /kɔr, koʊr/ noun 1. the central part of a fleshy fruit, containing the seeds. 2. the central, innermost, or most essential part of anything. 3. Also called magnetic […]
fem. proper name, from Latin Corinna, from Greek Korinna, diminutive of kore “maiden,” also an epithet of Persephone; see Kore.