[ en-doh-ur-jik ]
/ ˌɛn doʊˈɜr dʒɪk /
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endothermic (opposed to exoergic).
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British Dictionary definitions for endoergic
/ (ˌɛndəʊˈɜːdʒɪk) /
(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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Scientific definitions for endoergic
[ ĕn′dō-ûr′jĭk ]
Relating to a process, such as a chemical or nuclear reaction, that absorbs energy. Endothermic reactions are endoergic. Compare exoergic.
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