endothermal vs endothermic what difference

what is difference between endothermal and endothermic

English

Etymology

endo- +‎ thermal

Adjective

endothermal (not comparable)

  1. endothermic


English

Etymology

Borrowed from French endothermique, from endo- (inside) +‎ thermique (of heat), both ultimately from Ancient Greek.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˌɛndəʊˈθəːmɪk/

Adjective

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.
    Synonyms: warm-blooded, endothermal, homeothermal, homeothermic
    Antonyms: ectothermic, exothermic, cold-blooded
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