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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.
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(Biochemistry) biochem the breakdown of glucose by enzymes into pyruvic and lactic acids with the liberation of energy
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gly•col•y•sis(glaɪˈkɒl ə sɪs)
the catabolism of carbohydrates, as glucose and glycogen, by enzymes, with the release of energy and the production of lactic or pyruvic acid.
gly`co•lyt′ic (-kəˈlɪt ɪk) adj.
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The process in cell metabolism by which carbohydrates and sugars, especially glucose, are broken down, producing ATP and pyruvic acid.
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|Noun||1.||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|
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n. glicólisis, subdivisión de azúcar en compuestos más simples.
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