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exoergic

[ek-soh-ur-jik] /ˌɛk soʊˈɜr dʒɪk/
adjective, Chemistry
1.
exothermic (opposed to endoergic).
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; exo- + (syn)ergic
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exoergic

/ˌɛksəʊˈɜːdʒɪk/
adjective
1.
(of a nuclear reaction) occurring with evolution of energy Compare endoergic, exothermic
Word Origin
exo- + -ergic, from Greek ergon work
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exoergic
  (ěk'sō-ûr'jĭk)   
Relating to a process, such as a chemical or nuclear reaction, that releases energy. Exothermic reactions are exoergic. Compare endoergic.
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