endothermic

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From French endothermique, from endo- (inside) +‎ thermique (of heat).

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endothermic (comparative more endothermic, superlative most endothermic)

  1. (chemistry) Of a chemical reaction that absorbs heat energy from its surroundings.
  2. (zoology) Of an animal whose body temperature is regulated by internal factors.

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