GLYCOGEN

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."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GLYCOGEN," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/glycogen/ (accessed April 8, 2020).
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