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[gloo-koh-nee-uh-jen-uh-sis] /ˌglu koʊˌni əˈdʒɛn ə sɪs/

noun, Biochemistry.
glucose formation in animals from a noncarbohydrate source, as from proteins or fats.
(biochem) the sequence of metabolic reactions by which glucose is synthesized, esp in the liver, from noncarbohydrate sources, such as amino acids, pyruvic acid, or glycerol Also called glyconeogenesis

gluconeogenesis glu·co·ne·o·gen·e·sis (glōō’kə-nē’ə-jěn’ĭ-sĭs)
The formation of glucose, especially by the liver, from noncarbohydrate sources, such as amino acids. Also called glyconeogenesis.


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