GLYCOGEN By N., Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 the name given to a polysaccharide that is formed and stored in the liver and other tissues from glucose. Primary source of chemical energy. Easily broken down into glucose molecules. GLYCOGEN: "Glycogen is also called animal starch." Related Psychology Terms BIOELECTRIC POTENTIAL CARBOHYDRATE METABOLISM ANDERSEN'S DISEASE CATABOLISM GLUCOSE AMYLOIDOSIS NITRIC OXIDE BIOSYNTHESIS RESPIRATION ETHANOL Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GLYCOGEN," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/glycogen/ (accessed May 7, 2021).