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[glahy-kuh-jen-uh-sis] /ˌglaɪ kəˈdʒɛn ə sɪs/

noun, Biochemistry.
the formation of glycogen from monosaccharides in the body, especially glucose.
the formation of sugar, esp (in animals) from glycogen

glycogenesis gly·co·gen·e·sis (glī’kə-jěn’ĭ-sĭs)
The formation of glycogen.
gly’co·ge·net’ic (-jə-nět’ĭk) adj.


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