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Medical Dictionary


noun aer·ot·ro·pism
\ˌa(-ə)r-ˈä-trə-ˌpiz-əm, ˌe(-ə)r-\

Medical Definition of AEROTROPISM

:  response (as by bacteria) to changes in oxygen tension


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