TITLE

tropism

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2243
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "tropism" is presented. It refers to the involuntary response of an organism as a bending, turning or movement toward or away from an external stimulus such as light, heat, gravity, or various chemical changes. Phototropism and chemotropism are examples. Tropism can be positive or negative.
ACCESSION #
21249562

 

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