HyperDic: glycogen

English > 1 sense of the word glycogen:
NOUNsubstanceglycogen, animal starchone form in which body fuel is stored
glycogen > pronunciation
Soundsglay'kahjhihn
RhymesAdrenalin ... zeppelin / Zeppelin: 223 rhymes with ihn...
English > glycogen: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningOne form in which body fuel is stored; stored primarily in the liver and broken down into glucose when needed by the body.
Synonymanimal starch
Broaderpolysaccharide, polyoseAny of a class of carbohydrates whose molecules contain chains of monosaccharide molecules
Spanishglicógeno, glucógeno
Catalanglicogen
Adjectivesglycogenicof or relating to or involving glycogen

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