thermoperiodism


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Related to thermoperiodism: photoperiodism

thermoperiodism

(thûr′mō-pîr′ē-ə-dĭz′əm) also

thermoperiodicity

(-dĭs′ĭ-tē)
n.
The effect on an organism of the rhythmic fluctuation of temperature, including responses associated with thermal changes accompanying the alternation of day and night.