anatonosis

noun an·a·to·no·sis \ ˌanətəˈnōsə̇s \

Definition of anatonosis

plural anatonoses \-ōˌsēz\
: the process of adjustment of intracellular osmotic pressure of plant cells by variation of the sugar content of the vacuolar sap

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Origin and Etymology of anatonosis

New Latin, from ana- + Greek tonōsis strengthening


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