- endothermic (opposed to exoergic).
Origin of endoergic
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- (of a nuclear reaction) occurring with absorption of energy, as opposed to exoergicCompare endothermic
Word Origin for endoergic
from endo- + -ergic from Greek ergon work
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- Relating to a process, such as a chemical or nuclear reaction, that absorbs energy. Endothermic reactions are endoergic. Compare exoergic.
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