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gly•co•gen



Pronunciation: (glī'ku-jun, -jen"), [key]
n. Biochem.
a white, tasteless polysaccharide, (C6H10O5)n, molecularly similar to starch, constituting the principal carbohydrate storage material in animals and occurring chiefly in the liver, in muscle, and in fungi and yeasts. Also called animal starch.

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