NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,615 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- listen (GLOO-koh-NEE-oh-JEH-neh-sis)
- The process of making glucose (sugar) from its own breakdown products or from the breakdown products of lipids (fats) or proteins. Gluconeogenesis occurs mainly in cells of the liver or kidney.