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endothermic

Term: endothermic
Origin: Anc Greek
ενδο/endo(=inside, within)
θερμός/thermos(=warm)
>θέρω/ thero(=heat)
>θάλλω/thallo(=feed)
Marcellin Berthelot (1827 –1907)
Literally means” within-heating

Coined
(chem) The term was coined by French chemist and politician Marcellin Berthelot (1827 –1907).



Definition
(chem) Endothermic concerns a reaction that absorbs energy. In the opposite, in exothermic process, it is released energy in the form of heat.

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