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  1. the directional growth of an organism, esp a plant, in response to an electrical stimulus
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Derived Formsgalvanotropic (ˌɡælvənəʊˈtrɒpɪk, ɡælˌvænəʊ-), adjective
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Historical Examples

  • In order to prove this point we will turn to the phenomenon of galvanotropism.

    The Organism as a Whole

    Jacques Loeb

  • A much more striking example is offered in the case of galvanotropism.