The synthesis of glucose from noncarbohydrate precursors such as lactate and amino acids.

Microbiology. . 2009.

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  • gluconeogenesis — noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1912 formation of glucose within the animal body especially by the liver from substances (as fats and proteins) other than carbohydrates …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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