exergonic

adjective
ex·​er·​gon·​ic | \ ˌek-(ˌ)sər-ˈgä-nik How to pronounce exergonic (audio) \

Definition of exergonic

: exothermic an exergonic biochemical reaction

First Known Use of exergonic

1940, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for exergonic

exo- + Greek ergon work — more at work

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“Exergonic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exergonic. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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exergonic

adjective
ex·​er·​gon·​ic | \ ˌek-(ˌ)sər-ˈgän-ik How to pronounce exergonic (audio) \

Medical Definition of exergonic

: exothermic an exergonic biochemical reaction — compare endergonic

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