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1. glycogenesis

noun. the formation in animals of glycogen from glucose.

Synonyms

  • organic process

Antonyms

  • anabolism
  • development

Etymology

  • genesis (English)
  • genesis (Latin)
  • glycogen (English)

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2. glycogenesis

noun. the conversion of glucose to glycogen when the glucose in the blood exceeds the demand.

Synonyms

  • conversion
  • transition

Antonyms

  • flash-forward
  • anovulation
  • nondevelopment

Etymology

  • genesis (English)
  • genesis (Latin)
  • glycogen (English)

Example sentences of the word glycogenesis


1. Noun, singular or mass
The higher fiber content makes your body do extra work to convert brown rice to glucose, slowing down the process of releasing sugar into the bloodstream and the subsequent glycogenesis.

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