Gluconeogenesis etymology


English word gluconeogenesis comes from English gluco- (Glucose. Sweetness.), English neogenesis

Etymology of gluconeogenesis

Detailed word origin of gluconeogenesis

Dictionary entry Language Definition
gluco- English (en) Glucose. Sweetness.
neogenesis English (en) (biology) The regeneration of tissue.. (geology) The formation of new minerals.
gluconeogenesis English (en) (biochemistry) The metabolic process in which glucose is formed, mostly in the liver, from non-carbohydrate precursors.