endothermic


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endothermic

, endothermal
(of a chemical reaction or compound) occurring or formed with the absorption of heat

endothermic

[‚en·də′thər·mik]
(nuclear physics)
Petaining to a nuclear or particle reaction in which some of the kinetic energy of the initial particles is converted to mass energy.
(physical chemistry)
Pertaining to a chemical reaction which absorbs heat. Also known as endoergic.

endothermic

Said of a reaction which occurs with the absorption of heat.
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The DSC thermogram of DCDPS showed two distinct endothermic peaks starting from 140.
2) of mixture 2 has two endothermic effects with minimums at 110, 620 and one exothermic effect at 690[degrees]C, and curve TG indicates weight reduction at temperatures of 110 and 620[degrees]C, then small weight increase at a temperature of 690[degrees]C.
The endothermic effect with a maximum at the temperature of 500 [degrees]C is associated with portlandite dehydroxylation.
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Comparing melanosomes of 181 extant specimens, 13 fossil specimens and all previously published data on melanosome diversity, the researchers found that living turtles, lizards and crocodiles, which are ectothermic (commonly known as cold-blooded), show much less diversity in the shape of melanosomes than birds and mammals, which are endothermic (warm-blooded, with higher metabolic rates).
The alloy is endothermic and provides a shortterm barrier to cast iron burning through to reach the MgFeSi.
Endothermic, exothermic - all reactions I can't pretend to know anything about, other than the fact that both the fish and the acid are changed by the experience.
Heat flow curves indicated that native keratin film appeared the endothermic peaks at about 289, 346 and 769[degrees]C.
However, they explain that broader temperature fluctuations mean greater risk of cold and heat stress for ectothermic and endothermic organisms.
Dunn (1975) suggested that altricial nestlings became endothermic when nestling body mass was 60-70% of their parents body mass.
Alternatively, an endothermic reaction would result in a positive change in dCp.
Egg-laying bipedal, endothermic vertebrates of the class Aves are better known as what?