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See definition of glycogen on Dictionary.com
  • as instarch
  • as incarbohydrate

synonyms for glycogen

  • carbohydrate
  • sugar
  • polysaccharide
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How to use glycogen in a sentence

Anytime you eat a carb—whether that’s from fruit, bread, or potatoes—your body breaks it down into glucose and either uses it immediately for energy or stores it as glycogen.
HOW TO EAT WHEN YOU’RE INJUREDBECKY WADEFEBRUARY 17, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Glycogen is also stored in the muscles, where it is oxidized to release energy when the muscles are exercised.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
This blood is very rich in food materials, and from it the cells of the liver take out sugars to form glycogen.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
These pass through the liver, where, as we have seen, sugar is taken from the blood and stored as glycogen.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
Horse flesh is detected by testing for glycogen, which is present in it in larger quantities than in other meats.
DETECTION OF THE COMMON FOOD ADULTERANTSEDWIN M. BRUCE
There exists also in the liver and muscles a non-nitrogenous substance, glycogen, which is detected also in other organs.
SCHENK'S THEORY: THE DETERMINATION OF SEXSAMUEL LEOPOLD SCHENK
Horseflesh is rich in glycogen, and this fact enables its presence in sausage meat to be detected with some amount of certainty.
APPLETONS' POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY, JUNE 1899VARIOUS
There is a limit to the ability of the liver to change sugar into glycogen.
PHYSIOLOGYERNEST G. MARTIN
He also found that in the Cladocera the period of active growth is accompanied by glycogen—as opposed to fat—metabolism.
THE ORGANISM AS A WHOLEJACQUES LOEB
The protoplasm remaining over is termed epiplasm and often contains glycogen (fig. 8).
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 3VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO GLYCOGEN

  • cellulose
  • dextrin
  • dextrose
  • disaccharide
  • fructose
  • galactose
  • glucose
  • glycogen
  • lactose
  • maltose
  • monosaccharide
  • polysaccharide
  • starch
  • sucrose
  • sugar
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