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A polysaccharide, (C6H10O5)n, that is the main form of carbohydrate storage in animals and is found primarily in the liver and muscle tissue. It is readily converted to glucose as needed by the body to satisfy its energy needs. Also called animal starch.
gly′co·gen′ic (-jĕn′ĭk) adj.
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|Adj.||1.||glycogenic - of or relating to or involving glycogen|