OTHER WORDS FROM chemotropismche·mo·trop·ic [kee-muh-trop-ik, -troh-pik, kem-uh-], /ˌki məˈtrɒp ɪk, -ˈtroʊ pɪk, ˌkɛm ə-/, adjectiveche·mo·trop·i·cal·ly, adverb
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Conception depends on exactly the same erotic chemotropism in the fertilization of all the higher organisms.The Wonders of Life|Ernst Haeckel
Herbst pointed out that this might be a case of chemotropism, caused by the oxygen surrounding the egg.Darwin and Modern Science|A.C. Seward and Others
We have already alluded to certain phenomena of chemotropism in Chapter IV.
The act of seeking the female as well as that of cohabitation are in many cases combinations of chemotropism and stereotropism.
It is chemotropism, not solicitude for its offspring, which drives the flesh fly to lay its eggs on decaying meat.Being Well-Born|Michael F. Guyer