selenotropism

selenotropic /seuh lee'neuh trop"ik, -troh"pik, sel'euh noh-/, adj.
/si lee'neuh troh"piz euhm, sel'euh noh-/, n. Biol.
growth in response to moonlight.
[1880-85; SELENO- + -TROPISM]

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  • selenotropism — selenotropísm s. n. (sil. tro ) Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  SELENOTROPÍSM s.n. Influenţă a Lunii pline asupra unor plante. [cf. gr. selene – Lună, tropein – a se întoarce]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 31.08.2005. Sursa …   Dicționar Român

  • selenotropism — /siləˈnɒtrəpɪzəm/ (say seeluh notruhpizuhm) adjective the movement of parts of plants caused by moonlight. –selenotropic /səlinəˈtrɒpɪk/ (say suhleenuh tropik), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • selenotropism — selenotropic /seuh lee neuh trop ik, troh pik, sel euh noh /, adj. /si lee neuh troh piz euhm, sel euh noh /, n. Biol. growth in response to moonlight. [1880 85; SELENO + TROPISM] …   Useful english dictionary

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