Exergonic



[ek-ser-gon-ik] /ˌɛk sərˈgɒn ɪk/

adjective, Biochemistry.
1.
(of a biochemical reaction) liberating energy.
/ˌɛksəˈɡɒnɪk/
adjective
1.
(of a biochemical reaction) producing energy and therefore occurring spontaneously Compare endergonic

exergonic ex·er·gon·ic (ěk’sər-gŏn’ĭk)
adj.
Of or relating to a reaction that releases energy to its surroundings.
exergonic
(ěk’sər-gŏn’ĭk)
Relating to a chemical reaction that releases energy. The breakdown of sugars by cellular metabolism is an exergonic reaction that releases energy used to drive endergonic reactions. Compare endergonic.

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