[ ek-soh-ur-jik ]
/ ˌɛk soʊˈɜr dʒɪk /
exothermic (opposed to endoergic).
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British Dictionary definitions for exoergic
/ (ˌɛksəʊˈɜːdʒɪk) /
Word Origin for exoergic
exo- + -ergic, from Greek ergon work
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Scientific definitions for exoergic
[ ĕk′sō-ûr′jĭk ]
Relating to a process, such as a chemical or nuclear reaction, that releases energy. Exothermic reactions are exoergic. Compare endoergic.
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