endergonic

adjective

end·​er·​gon·​ic ˌen-ˌdər-ˈgä-nik How to pronounce endergonic (audio)
: endothermic sense 1
an endergonic biochemical reaction

Word History

Etymology

end- + Greek ergon work — more at work

First Known Use

1940, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of endergonic was in 1940

Dictionary Entries Near endergonic

Cite this Entry

“Endergonic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/endergonic. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

endergonic

adjective
end·​er·​gon·​ic ˌen-ˌdər-ˈgän-ik How to pronounce endergonic (audio)
: endothermic sense 1
endergonic biochemical reactions
compare exergonic
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