glycolysis

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gly·col·y·sis

 (glī-kŏl′ə-sĭs)
n.
A metabolic process that occurs in nearly all living cells in which glucose is converted in a series of steps to pyruvic acid and during which energy is released in the form of ATP.

gly′co·lyt′ic adj.

glycolysis

(ɡlaɪˈkɒlɪsɪs)
n
(Biochemistry) biochem the breakdown of glucose by enzymes into pyruvic and lactic acids with the liberation of energy

gly•col•y•sis

(glaɪˈkɒl ə sɪs)

n.
the catabolism of carbohydrates, as glucose and glycogen, by enzymes, with the release of energy and the production of lactic or pyruvic acid.
[1890–95]
gly`co•lyt′ic (-kəˈlɪt ɪk) adj.
gly`co•lyt′i•cal•ly, adv.

gly·col·y·sis

(glī-kŏl′ə-sĭs)
The process in cell metabolism by which carbohydrates and sugars, especially glucose, are broken down, producing ATP and pyruvic acid.
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Noun1.glycolysis - a metabolic process that breaks down carbohydrates and sugars through a series of reactions to either pyruvic acid or lactic acid and releases energy for the body in the form of ATP
metabolic process, metabolism - the organic processes (in a cell or organism) that are necessary for life
Translations

gly·col·y·sis

n. glicólisis, subdivisión de azúcar en compuestos más simples.
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