endergonic

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adjective end·er·gon·ic \ˌen-ˌdər-ˈgä-nik\

Definition of endergonic

  1. :  endothermic 1 an endergonic biochemical reaction

Origin and Etymology of endergonic

end- + Greek ergon work — more at work


First Known Use: 1940


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endergonic

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adjective end·er·gon·ic \ˌen-ˌdər-ˈgän-ik\

Medical Definition of endergonic

  1. :  endothermic 1 endergonic biochemical reactions—compare exergonic


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