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hydrotropism

 [hi-drot´ro-pizm]
tropism in response to the presence of water or moisture.
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hy·dro·tro·pism

, positive hydrotropismnegative hydrotropism (hī'drō-trō'pizm, hī-drot'rō-pizm),
The property in growing organisms of turning toward a moist surface (positive hydrotropism) or away from a moist surface (negative hydrotropism).
[hydro- + G. tropos, a turning]
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hydrotropism

(hī-drŏt′rə-pĭz′əm)
n.
Growth or movement in a sessile organism toward or away from water, as of the roots of a plant.

hy′dro·tro′pic (hī′drə-trō′pĭk) adj.
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hy·dro·tro·pism

(hī'drot'rŏ-pizm)
The property in growing organisms of turning toward a moist surface (positive hydrotropism) or away from a moist surface (negative hydrotropism).
[hydro- + G. tropos, a turning]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

hydrotropism

the growth of plant roots in a particular orientation with respect to water, usually towards moisture.
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This proposed method which was developed on the principle of hydrotropic solubilization concept can be well employed in routine analysis of lornoxicam in tablets.
Sakhare, "Formulation and evaluation of hydrotropic solubilization based suspensions of Griseofulvin," International Journal of Pharma Sciences and Research, vol.
Madhavan, "Application of mixed hydrotropic solubilization in spectrophotometric estimation of aceclofenac in tablets," Journal of Current Pharmaceutical Research, vol.
Madhavan, "Application of hydrotropic solubilisation in simultaneous estimation of Atenolol and Amlodipine Besylate," Asian Journal of Research Chemistry, vol.
These surfactants are commonly used in personal cleansing products and most of them have hydrotropic properties, which makes it difficult to build viscosity especially when these surfactants are used as primary surfactants.
It works effectively with various hydrotropic surfactants to improve viscosity, foaming and mildness.
Yoon et al., "Hydrotropic hyaluronic acid conjugates: synthesis, characterization, and implications as a carrier of paclitaxel," International Journal of Pharmaceutics, vol.
An hydrotropic polymer micelle system has also been developed for delivery of poorly water-soluble drugs as paclitaxel.
Park, "Hydrotropic agents for study of in vitro paclitaxel release from polymeric micelles," Journal of Controlled Release, vol.
Park, "Hydrotropic polymer micelle system for delivery of paclitaxel," Journal of Controlled Release, vol.
N, N-Diethylnicotinamide (DENA) has been identified as an excellent hydrotropic agent for paclitaxel.
Hydrotropic dendrimers of generations 4 and 5: synthesis, characterization, and hydrotropic solubilization of paclitaxel.