Glucokinetic



glucokinetic glu·co·ki·net·ic (glōō’kō-kə-nět’ĭk, -kī-)
adj.
Having the ability to activate glucose, especially by breaking down stored glycogen so as to increase glucose concentrations in the blood.

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