Exergonic is defined as a biochemical reaction that releases energy.
An example of something exergonic is the process of respiration.
of or having to do with a biochemical, energy-releasing reaction, such as respiration or catabolism
Origin of exergonic; from ex- + Classical Greek ergon, work + -ic
Origin of exergonicex(o)– + Greek ergon, work; see werg- in Indo-European roots + –ic.
(comparative more exergonic, superlative most exergonic)
- (chemistry, of a reaction) Releasing energy (especially as heat)