NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,208 terms related to cancer and medicine.

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gluconeogenesis
(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.