An endergonic chemical reaction.
Of or having to do with a biochemical reaction requiring the absorption of energy, as photosynthesis or anabolism.
Relating to a chemical reaction that requires the absorption of energy. The production of sugars by plants during photosynthesis is an endergonic reaction, where sunlight provides the necessary energy.
Origin of endergonic
- end(o)– Greek ergon work werg- in Indo-European roots –ic
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition