exoergic

exoergic

[ek-soh-ur-jik]
adjective Chemistry.
exothermic (opposed to endoergic ).

Origin:
1940–45; exo- + (syn)ergic

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exoergic (ˌɛksəʊˈɜːdʒɪk)
 
adj
endoergic Compare exothermic (of a nuclear reaction) occurring with evolution of energy
 
[exo- + -ergic, from Greek ergon work]

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exoergic   (ěk'sō-ûr'jĭk)  Pronunciation Key 
Relating to a process, such as a chemical or nuclear reaction, that releases energy. Exothermic reactions are exoergic. Compare endoergic.
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