[en-der-gon-ik] /ˌɛn dərˈgɒn ɪk/

adjective, Biochemistry.
(of a biochemical reaction) requiring energy.
(of a biochemical reaction) requiring energy to proceed Compare exergonic

endergonic end·er·gon·ic (ěn’dər-gŏn’ĭk)
Of or relating to a chemical reaction that absorbs energy and therefore cools its surroundings.
Relating to a chemical reaction that requires the absorption of energy. The production of sugars by plants during photosynthesis is an endergonic reaction, where sunlight provides the necessary energy. Compare exergonic.


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