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Meaning of ERGON

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Er"gon\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? work.] (Physics)
(a) Work, measured in terms of the quantity of heat to which
    it is equivalent.
(b) = {Erg}.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A unit used to measure/represent the stability of a gene over the lifetime of a given organism. It is a function of the ratio of the adenine-thymine to the guanine-cytosine content of the gene, and is evidenced by the continual physical expression of the trait coded by the gene.
 

 

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