(of a biochemical reaction) requiring energy.
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British Dictionary definitions for endergonic
(of a biochemical reaction) requiring energy to proceed: Compare exergonic
Scientific definitions for endergonic
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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