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avatarAsked on December 20, 2019 by Brijal Vishwavani

Digestion of food in our body is an example of ______ reaction.

A

combustion

B

combination

C

crystallization

D

roasting

Answer

Digestion is not an example of combustion. Digestion is an endothermic process where energy is utilized to break down the complex food molecules into simple forms. In a combustion reaction carbon dioxide,water,energy and some by products are released

Hence, the correct option is

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