thermoperiodic

thermoperiodic

[thur-moh-peer-ee-od-ik]
adjective Biology.
responding to or affected by periodic differences in temperatures.

Origin:
thermo- + periodic1

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thermoperiodism or thermoperiodicity (ˌθɜːməʊˈpɪərɪədɪzəm, ˌθɜːməʊˌpɪərɪəˈdɪsɪtɪ)
 
n
botany the response of a plant to cycles of temperature fluctuation
 
thermoperiodicity or thermoperiodicity
 
n
 
thermoperi'odic or thermoperiodicity
 
adj

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