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Nastic movement

Definition noun, plural: nastic movements The non-directional movement (of plants) in response to a stimulus (e.g. humidity,... Read More

Turgor pressure

In biology, turgor pressure pertains to the pressure that is exerted by the fluid (e.g. water) against the cell wall. It is... Read More

Nyctinasty

Definition noun, plural: nyctinasties (botany) The nastic movement of plant parts such as leaves and petals in response to... Read More

Growth and Plant Hormones

Growth All living organisms begin in the same form: as a single cell. That cell will divide and the resulting cells will... Read More

Thigmonasty

Definition noun A form of nastic movement (of a plant or a fungus) as a response to touch or vibration Supplement Nastic... Read More

Plant

Plant Definition (botany) Any of the eukaryotic organisms of the biological kingdom Plantae, characterized by being... Read More

Living things

Living Things Definition A living thing pertains to any organism or a life form that possesses or shows the characteristics... Read More

Thigmotropism

Definition noun Growth or movement of a cell or an organism in response to touch Supplement In general, tropism is an... Read More

Chronobiologist

Definition noun, plural: chronobiologists A professional or an expert in the field of chronobiology Supplement A... Read More