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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: en'er-je

Definition: The exertion of power; the capacity to do work, taking the forms of kinetic energy, potential energy, chemical energy, electrical energy, etc.

Synonym(s): dynamic force

[G. energeia, fr. en, in, + ergon, work]

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