endergonic

adjective
end·​er·​gon·​ic | \ ˌen-ˌdər-ˈgä-nik How to pronounce endergonic (audio) \

Definition of endergonic

: endothermic sense 1 an endergonic biochemical reaction

First Known Use of endergonic

1940, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for endergonic

end- + Greek ergon work — more at work

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“Endergonic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/endergonic. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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endergonic

adjective
end·​er·​gon·​ic | \ ˌen-ˌdər-ˈgän-ik How to pronounce endergonic (audio) \

Medical Definition of endergonic

: endothermic sense 1 endergonic biochemical reactions — compare exergonic

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