from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Any of various genetic diseases caused by enzyme deficiencies and characterized by the abnormal accumulation of glycogen in tissue.
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- noun medicine A
metabolic disordercharacterized by the inability to metabolize glycogenproperly
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Another aspect of this phenomenon occurs in type I glycogenosis, when chronic hypoglycemia before diagnosis may be better tolerated than acute hypoglycemia after treatment is underway.