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gly·col·y·sis

npl  -y*ses   :  the enzymatic breakdown of a carbohydrate (as glucose or glycogen) by way of phosphate derivatives with the production of pyruvic or lactic acid and energy stored in high-energy phosphate bonds of ATP - called also Embden-Meyerhof pathway  gly*co*lyt*ic adj gly*co*lyt*i*cal*ly adv 
 
 
 
Similar sounding terms:  cal·cu·lo·sis 

 
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