aer·​ot·​ro·​pism ˌa(-ə)r-ˈä-trə-ˌpiz-əm, ˌe(-ə)r- How to pronounce aerotropism (audio)
: response (as by bacteria) to changes in oxygen tension

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“Aerotropism.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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