trophotropism


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trophotropism

 [trof″o-tro´pizm]
chemotropism of an organism in response to nutritive material.

tro·phot·ro·pism

(trō-fot'rō-pizm),
Chemotaxis of living cells in relation to nutritive material; it may be positive (toward nutritive material) or negative (away from nutritive material).
Synonym(s): trophotaxis
[tropho- + G. tropē, a turning]

tro·phot·ro·pism

(trō-fot'rō-pizm)
Chemotaxis of living cells in relation to nutritive material; it may be positive (toward nutritive material) or negative (away from nutritive material).
Synonym(s): trophotaxis.
[tropho- + G. tropē, a turning]
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