erg

noun \ ˈərg \

Definition of erg

: a centimeter-gram-second unit of work equal to the work done by a force of one dyne acting through a distance of one centimeter and equivalent to 10−7 joule

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Origin and Etymology of erg

Greek ergon work — more at work


erg-

combining form
variants: or ergo-

Definition of erg-

: work
  • ergometer

Origin and Etymology of erg-

Greek, from ergon


Medical Dictionary

erg

noun \ ˈərg \

medical Definition of erg

: a cgs unit of work equal to the work done by a force of one dyne acting through a distance of one centimeter and equivalent to 10−7 joule

ERG

abbreviation

medical Definition of ERG

electroretinogram

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