trophotropism

[trō-fŏtrə-pĭz′əm]

n.

Movement of living cells toward or away from nutritive material.trophotaxis

Nearby words

  1. trophoneurotic anemia,
  2. trophoneurotic leprosy,
  3. trophoplasm,
  4. trophoplast,
  5. trophosome,
  6. trophozoite,
  7. trophy,
  8. trophy room,
  9. trophy wife,
  10. tropia

Related formstro′pho•tropic (trō′fə-trŏpĭk) adj.


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