endothermic

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adjective en·do·ther·mic \ˌen-də-ˈthər-mik\

Definition of endothermic

  1. 1 :  characterized by or formed with absorption of heat

  2. 2 :  warm-blooded

Origin and Etymology of endothermic

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1884


Medical Dictionary

endothermic

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adjective en·do·ther·mic \ˌen-də-ˈthər-mik\
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endothermal

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Medical Definition of endothermic

  1. 1:  characterized by or formed with absorption of heat—compare exothermic

  2. 2:  warm-blooded


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