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exergonic

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adjective ex·er·gon·ic \ˌek-(ˌ)sər-ˈgä-nik\

Definition of exergonic

  1. :  exothermic <an exergonic biochemical reaction>



Origin of exergonic

exo- + Greek ergon work — more at work


First Known Use: 1940


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exergonic

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adjective ex·er·gon·ic \ˌek-(ˌ)sər-ˈgän-ik\

Medical Definition of exergonic

  1. :  exothermic <an exergonic biochemical reaction>—compare endergonic




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