Glycogen granule



glycogen granule n.
A granule of glycogen occurring in a cell as an alpha granule or a beta granule.

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    [glahy-kuh-jen-ik] /ˌglaɪ kəˈdʒɛn ɪk/ adjective, Biochemistry. 1. of or relating to . 2. . adj. 1859, from glycogen + -ic.

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  • Glycogenolysis

    glycogenolysis gly·co·gen·ol·y·sis (glī’kə-jə-nŏl’ĭ-sĭs) n. The hydrolysis of glycogen to glucose. gly’co·gen’o·lyt’ic (-jěn’ə-lĭt’ĭk) adj.

  • Glycogenosis

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