Also en·do·ther·mal [en-doh-thur-muh l] /ˌɛn doʊˈθɜr məl/.
Origin of endothermic
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Word Origin and History for endothermal
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- Of or relating to a chemical reaction during which there is absorption of heat.
- Of or relating to an endotherm; warm-blooded.
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- Relating to a chemical reaction that absorbs heat. Compare exothermic.
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