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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

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

Process

Definition noun, plural: processes (general) A naturally occurring or designed sequence of changes of properties or... Read More

photobiology

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