chemotropism


che·mot·ro·pism

noun \ki-ˈmä-trə-ˌpi-zəm, ke-\

Definition of CHEMOTROPISM

:  orientation of cells or organisms in relation to chemical stimuli

Origin of CHEMOTROPISM

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1895

che·mot·ro·pism

noun \ki-ˈmä-trə-ˌpiz-əm, ke-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CHEMOTROPISM

: orientation of cells or organisms in relation to chemical stimuli
che·mo·tro·pic \ˌkē-mə-ˈtrō-pik\ adjective
che·mo·tro·pi·cal·ly \-pi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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