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Respiration is an


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Endothermic process
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B
Exothermic process
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C
Anabolic process
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D
Endergonic process
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The correct option is B Exothermic process
Respiration is considered as an exothermic reaction, because in respiration oxidation of glucose takes place, which produces large amount of heat energy. This is shown in following chemical equation.
$$C_6H_{12}O_6$$ + 6$$O_2$$ --------> 6$$CO_2$$ + 6$$H_2O$$ + Energy

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