Definition of glycogenic in English:

glycogenic

adjective

Biochemistry
  • See glycogen

    • ‘The relative anti-inflammatory and glycogenic activity is expressed as relative to cortisol as the standard.’
    • ‘Two larger pieces consisted of clearly nondysplastic squamous epithelium with glycogenic acanthosis.’
    • ‘It is a glycogenic amino acid, which means that it can be converted to D-glucose and glycogen if needed by the body.’
    • ‘There were also esophageal glycogenic acanthosis and hyperplastic polyposis in the antrum accompanied by Helicobacter pylori-related gastritis.’
    • ‘From the perspective of the gastroenterologist, the presence of glycogenic acanthosis and hamartomatous polyps should suggest the diagnosis of Cowden's syndrome.’

Pronunciation

glycogenic

/ɡlʌɪkəˈdʒɛnɪk/