chemo-tropically

chemotropism

[ki-mo-truh-piz-uhm]
noun Biology.
oriented growth or movement in response to a chemical stimulus.

Origin:
1895–1900; chemo- + -tropism

chemotropic [kee-muh-trop-ik, -troh-pik, kem-uh-] , adjective
chemotropically, adverb
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chemotropism (ˌkɛməʊˈtrəʊˌpɪzəm)
 
n
the growth response of an organism, esp a plant, to a chemical stimulus
 
chemotropic
 
adj
 
chemo'tropically
 
adv

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chemotropism che·mot·ro·pism (kĭ-mŏt'rə-pĭz'əm)
n.
See chemotaxis.

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