trophism


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tro·phic·i·ty

(trō-fis'i-tē),
A trophic influence or condition.
Synonym(s): trophism (1)

trophism

[trof′izəm]
Etymology: Gk, trophe, nutrition
the influence of nourishment.
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Comments: Precursor to hyaluronic acid, 500 Daltons molecular weight, bring deep and long lasting moisturization to skin, redistribution of free water and help to im prove trophism of skin; intensive clinical studies to back up claims.
during a study found that the applying other growth factors derived from platelets on the corneal epithelium, increase their development and trophism, these findings are consistent with our results that showed rapid wound healing and fast return of corneal transparency [11,16,17].
Effects of the invasive macroalga Lophocladia lallemandii on the diet and trophism of Pinna nobilis (Mollusca: Bivalvia) and its guests Pontonia pinnophylax and Nepinnotheres pinnotheres (Crustacea: Decapoda).
Oral transmission and early lymphoid trophism of chronic wasting disease PrPres in mule deer fawns (Odocoileus hemionus).
This possibil ity deserves more systematic investigation, as such a trophism could be mediated not just by light intensity alone, but also by metabolic factors, such as oxygen production or inorganic carbon translocation on the part of the symbiont, that are sensed or recognized by the amoebocyte or perhaps even the host.
a way pioneered for us in the play of sacred trophism, the gamble of
These findings are consistent with results from earlier human studies suggesting that GATTEX can enhance physiological adaptation to SBS by amplifying intestinal trophism (influence of nutrition) and absorption.
Patients under 18 years old, indigenous people, quilombolas, prison inmates, individuals with diseases affecting muscle trophism, except malnutrition per se and/or changes associated to the underlying pathology, patients with edema that prevented measurement and those who refused to participate were excluded.