thermotropism


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thermotropism

 [ther-mot´ro-pizm]
tropism in response to an increase in temperature. adj., adj thermotrop´ic.

ther·mot·ro·pism

(ther-mot'rō-pizm),
The motion by a part of an organism (for example, leaves or stems) toward or away from a source of heat. Compare: thermotaxis.
[thermo- + G. tropē, a turning]

thermotropism

/ther·mot·ro·pism/ (ther-mot´rah-pizm) tropism in response to an increase in temperature.thermotrop´ic

thermotropism

(thər-mŏt′rə-pĭz′əm)
n.
The movement or growth of an organism toward or away from heat.

ther′mo·tro′pic (thûr′mə-trōp′pĭk) adj.

thermotropism

moving towards a source of heat. See also thermotaxis.

ther·mot·ro·pism

(thĕr-mot'rō-pizm)
The motion by a part of an organism (e.g., leaves or stems) toward or away from a source of heat.
Compare: thermotaxis
[thermo- + G. tropē, a turning]

thermotropism

curvature in plants which results from reaction to temperature stimuli.

thermotropism

the orientation of a living cell in response to a heat stimulus.
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