In thermodynamics, disentropic is an entropy antonym conceptualized term referring to behaviors of living organisms that are opposite to that of entropic behaviors, in the loose sense of ordering behaviors. The term was introduced in the 1947 book Time and Thermodynamics by Belgian-born English thermodynamicist Alfred Ubbelohde. [1]

In 1947, Alfred Ubbelohde, in his “Thermodynamics and Life”, stated the following:

“For the sake of brevity it may be excusable to commit a minor offense against the Greek language; we propose to term happenings which turn against the trend towards increasing entropy, ‘disentropic’.”

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See also
‚óŹ Anti-entropy difficulties

1. Ubbelohde, Alfred René. (1947). Time and Thermodynamics, (pg. 97). Oxford University Press.

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