glycogenesis

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gly·co·gen·e·sis

 (glī′kə-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs)
n.
The formation or synthesis of glycogen.


gly′co·ge·net′ic (-jə-nĕt′ĭk) adj.

glycogenesis

(ˌɡlaɪkəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs)
n
(Biochemistry) the formation of sugar, esp (in animals) from glycogen
glycogenetic adj
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Noun1.glycogenesis - the formation in animals of glycogen from glucose
biological process, organic process - a process occurring in living organisms
2.glycogenesis - the conversion of glucose to glycogen when the glucose in the blood exceeds the demand
changeover, conversion, transition - an event that results in a transformation