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photic

 [fo´tik]
pertaining to light.

pho·tic

(fō'tik),
Relating to light.

photic

/pho·tic/ (fo´tik) pertaining to light.

photic

[fō′tik]
Etymology: Gk, phos, light
pertaining to light.

pho·tic

(fō'tik)
Relating to light.

photic

Pertaining to light.

photic 

Pertaining to light or the production of light.

photic

pertaining to light.
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Coccolithophore diversity and abundance within Levante Bay may be due to (1) slow surface currents that carry upper photic zone coccolithophores into the bay, with detrimental conditions resulting in assemblage depauperization toward the seeps; or (2) almost complete dissolution of the community at the seep and subsequent dilution further from this area, coupled with the mixing of new surface water from offshore.
While in strongly stratified lakes the P transport from sediments to the photic layers is mainly controlled by the terminally directed changes in the water density then in large and shallow lakes wind and wave energy are responsible for the water mixing and transport of P-rich waters within the lake.
In other regions, they have been observed to be factors that contribute to the balance between the source of nutrients towards the photic layer and primary production (Chavez et al.
The directional homing behaviour of the subsocial shield bug, Parastrachia japonensis (Heteroptera: Cydidae), under different photic conditions.
Virtually all corals and other cnidarians on coral reefs in the photic zone are infected by mutualistic dinoflagellate algae of the genus Symbiodinium.
Photic stimulation of the foot evokes inhibitory inputs to neurons in the pedal ganglia via the inferior pedal nerves.
During the first phase of this experiment, the animals were placed in the greenhouse and exposed to the natural photic environment for 48 days.
Our recent observations of the photoresponse of statocyst hair cells indicate that rostral and caudal hair cells respond to the onset of the photic stimulus, while lateral, medial, and central hair cells do not (Sakakibara et al.
In the retinas of amphibia (7), fish (8), and mammals (6), zinc is present in photoreceptors, which signal second-order cells by regulating glutamate release in response to photic stimulation.
The high rates of oxygenic photosynthesis that occur in the narrow photic zone of the mat create steep and variable gradients (Revsbech et al.
tonsa to this photic stimulus ranged from a minimum of about 30 ms to a maximum of more than 150 ms, compared to about 4 ms for hydrodynamically stimulated escape jumps.