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Meaning of gluconeogenesis

glu•co•ne•o•gen•e•sis

Pronunciation: (gl"kō-nē"u-jen'u-sis), [key]
— n. Biochem.
  1. glucose formation in animals from a noncarbohydrate source, as from proteins or fats.
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