tissue affinity

tissue affinity,

n a homeopathic remedy that has a propensity to be attracted to and influence a certain kind of body tissue. See also disease affinity and organ affinity.
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Recent analyses of motional and thermodynamic properties of water conducted on plants with varying drought or desiccation tolerance suggest that tissue affinity for bound water may be related to dehydration stress tolerance (Vertucci and Leopold, 1987; Rascio et al.
This study was undertaken to develop and test regressions for predicting average tissue affinity for strongly bound water and used several isotherm curves, from durum wheat leaf samples, constructed at 5 and 20 [degrees] C with the derived thermodynamic quantities.
2]O/g dry weight (shaded in the figure) to estimate tissue affinity for strongly bound water.