endergonic


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endergonic

[¦en·dər¦gän·ik]
(biochemistry)
Of or pertaining to a biochemical reaction in which the final products possess more free energy than the starting materials; usually associated with anabolism.
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Organic complexification, along with non-organic complexification, advanced under the influence of gravity and its surrogates by concentrating reactants, and the electromagnetic force and other forms of energy driving endergonic reactions.
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