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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - One form in which body fuel is stored.

Usage examples (33)
  • The human body contains a small amount of a substance called glycogen, which is an animal starch or sugar.
  • Hence glycogen is converted to glucose which can enter the blood stream.
  • The same process may, however, also proceed in the opposite direction, so that glycogen is formed from the Cori ester.
  • Further work showed that uridine diphosphate glucose is involved in glycogen synthesis and adenosine diphosphate glucose in that of starch. for more
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