endothermic reaction

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Noun1.endothermic reaction - a chemical reaction accompanied by the absorption of heat
chemical reaction, reaction - (chemistry) a process in which one or more substances are changed into others; "there was a chemical reaction of the lime with the ground water"
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The first step of C[O.sub.2] reduction is an endergonic reaction that oxidizes ferredoxin and produces formylmethanofuran.
Lipogenesis is an endergonic reaction that requires energy for the formation of ATP from oxidation of substrates.
An endergonic reaction is one in which energy must be added to the system for the reaction to occur.