glycogenolysis

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glycogenolysis

[′glī·kə·jə′näl·ə·səs]
(biochemistry)
The metabolic breakdown of glycogen.
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An acute stressor such as negative handling of pigs just prior to slaughter has been shown to increase muscle glycogenolysis (Grandin, 1980).