Definition of Thermotropism. Meaning of Thermotropism. Synonyms of Thermotropism

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Definition of Thermotropism

Thermotropism
Thermotropism Ther*mot"ro*pism, n. [Thermo- + Gr. ? to turn.] (Bot.) The phenomenon of turning towards a source of warmth, seen in the growing parts of some plants.

Meaning of Thermotropism from wikipedia

- also show thermotropism by the collapsing of leaf petioles leading to the folding of leaflets, when temperature drops. The term "thermotropism" was originated...
- Selenotropism, motion of plant parts in response to the direction of the moon Thermotropism, movement or growth in response to temperature Thigmotropism, movement...
- temperature. It is a form of nastic movement, not to be confused with thermotropism, which is a directional response in plants to temperature. A common...
- Secret Life of Plants Statocyte Stoma Systemic acquired resistance Taxis Thermotropism Tropism Trewavas A (September 2005). "Green plants as intelligent organisms"...
- on the occurrence of starch in bryophytes; Runar Collander (1919) on thermotropism in plants; Harry Warén (later Waris) (1920) on pure cultures of lichen...
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