exoergic [ek-soh-ur-jik] WORD ORIGIN adjective Chemistry. exothermic (opposed to).
Origin of exoergic First recorded in 1940–45;+ + Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 British Dictionary definitions for exoergic exoergic adjective (of a nuclear reaction) occurring with evolution of energyCompare , Word Origin for exoergic exo- + -ergic, from Greek ergon work Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 exoergic in Science 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. The American Heritage® Science Dictionary Copyright © 2011. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.