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glu·co·ne·o·gen·e·sis

 (glo͞o′kə-nē′ə-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs)
n.
The formation of glucose, especially by the liver, from noncarbohydrate sources, such as amino acids and the glycerol portion of fats.

glu′co·ne′o·ge·net′ic (-ō-jə-nĕt′ĭk) adj.
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gluconeogenesis

(ˌɡluːkəʊˌniːəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs)
n
(Biochemistry) biochem the sequence of metabolic reactions by which glucose is synthesized, esp in the liver, from noncarbohydrate sources, such as amino acids, pyruvic acid, or glycerol. Also called: glyconeogenesis
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glu•co•ne•o•gen•e•sis

(ˌglu koʊˌni əˈdʒɛn ə sɪs)

n.
glucose formation in animals from a noncarbohydrate source, as from proteins or fats.
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glu·co·ne·o·gen·e·sis

n. gluconeogénesis.
1. formación hepática de glucógeno a partir de fuentes distintas de los carbohidratos;
2. formación de azúcar por desdoblamiento de glucógeno.
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In diabetic condition, body proteins are broken down into amino acids, later gluconeogenic amino acids contribute to hyperglycaemia by increasing gluconeogenesis, which, in turn, results in increased urea cycle in the liver.