Meaning of glycolysis

gly•col•y•sis

Pronunciation: (glī-kol'u-sis), [key]
— n. Biochem.
  1. the catabolism of carbohydrates, as glucose and glycogen, by enzymes, with the release of energy and the production of lactic or pyruvic acid.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
See also: