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chemotropism

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noun che·mot·ro·pism \ki-ˈmä-trə-ˌpi-zəm, ke-\

Definition of chemotropism

  1. :  orientation of cells or organisms in relation to chemical stimuli



Origin of chemotropism

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1895


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chemotropism

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noun che·mot·ro·pism \ki-ˈmä-trə-ˌpiz-əm, ke-\

Medical Definition of chemotropism

  1. :  orientation of cells or organisms in relation to chemical stimuli

  2. che·mo·tro·pic \ˌkē-mə-ˈtrō-pik\play adjective
    che·mo·tro·pi·cal·ly \-pi-k(ə-)lē\play adverb




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