glycogenesis

/gluy'keuh jen"euh sis/, n. Biochem.
the formation of glycogen from monosaccharides in the body, esp. glucose.
Also, glycogeny /gluy koj"euh nee/.
[1870-75; GLYCO- + -GENESIS]

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