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Search Results for: tropism

Tropism

Definition noun, plural: tropisms A movement or growth response of a cell or an organism to a stimulus, which may either be... 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

Heliotropism

Definition noun Growth or movement of a cell or an organism in response to the direction of the sun Supplement In general,... Read More

Hydrotropism

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

Electrotropism

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

Gravitropism

Definition noun Growth or movement response of a cell or an organism to gravity Supplement Tropism is an involuntary... Read More

Phototropism

Definition noun, plural: photoropisms Growth or movement response of a cell or an organism to light Supplement In general,... Read More

Chemotropism

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

Thermotropism

Definition noun, plural: photoropisms Movement or growth response of a cell or an organism to heat or changes in temperature... 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

Nastic movement

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

Plant

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

Taxis

Definition noun, plural: taxes A behavioral response of a cell or an organism to an external stimulus, which may either be... Read More

Cell adhesion

Cell Adhesion Definition Cell adhesion is the process in which a cell uses a specialized complex of proteins to get... Read More

photobiology

Photobiology Definition Photobiology, the biology of light, is a subdiscipline in biology. It focuses on the effects of... Read More