of or having to do with a biochemical reaction requiring the absorption of energy, as photosynthesis or anabolism
Origin of endergonicend(o)- + Classical Greek ergon, work + -ic
Requiring energy: an endergonic chemical reaction.
Origin of endergonicend(o)- Greek ergon work ; see werg- in Indo-European roots. -ic
(comparative more endergonic, superlative most endergonic)