exergonic


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exergonic

 [ek″ser-gon´ik]
accompanied by the release of free energy.

ex·er·gon·ic

(ek'sĕr-gon'ik),
1. Referring to a chemical reaction that takes place with a negative charge in Gibbs free energy. Compare: endergonic.
2. Any process that can produce work.
[exo- + G. ergon, work]

exergonic

adjective Referring to chemical reactions that liberate energy

ex·er·gon·ic

(ek'sĕr-gon'ik)
Referring to a chemical reaction that takes place with release of Gibbs free energy to its surroundings.
Compare: endergonic
[exo- + G. ergon, work]

exergonic

accompanied by the release of free energy.
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The passive movement of ions is an exergonic process which releases energy.
Because radical reactions are exergonic, they contribute with failure of the thermoregulation process to the increase of body temperature observed during heat stres.