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glyconeogenesis

Pronunciation: gli'ko-ne'o-jen'e-sis

Definition: The formation of glycogen from noncarbohydrates, such as protein or fat, by conversion of the latter to d-glucose.

Synonym(s): gluconeogenesis

[glyco- + G. neos, new, + genesis, production]

See Also: glycogenesis

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