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Synonyms for glycogen
ˈglaɪ kə dʒən, -ˌdʒɛnglyco·gen

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. glycogen, animal starchnoun

    one form in which body fuel is stored; stored primarily in the liver and broken down into glucose when needed by the body

    Synonyms:
    animal starch

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. glycogen

    Synonyms:
    Animal starch

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  1. Melissa Majumdar:

    During exercise, the body typically burns a combination of fat and carbohydrates. If you are not eating enough carbohydrates, it is more difficult to fuel the workout, and if this pattern progresses, the body's stored carbohydrates, called glycogen, aren't restocked.

  2. Kelly Pritchett:

    When glycogen is in short supply, your body also reverts to breaking down protein -- your muscles' building blocks -- for fuel.

  3. Sanjay Kumar:

    The liver stores glycogen. When the sugar level goes down, the liver releases extra sugar to balance it out, but if there is no extra sugar and there are only toxins, then they get released.

  4. Jim White:

    Ramping up carb intake through planned meals after workout and increases muscle glycogen, muscle synthesis, and lowers body fat.

  5. Mickey Karram:

    It initiates a process that starts to produce more cells that are important for that skin to be revitalized. And most of that is around collagen, and a material called glycogen, and these fibroblasts that get circulated, once the process gets going, within days usually a woman feels there's more lubrication.


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