trophotropism

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trophotropism tro·phot·ro·pism (trō-fŏt'rə-pĭz'əm)
n.
movement of living cells toward or away from nutritive material. Also called trophotaxis.


tro'pho·trop'ic (trō'fə-trŏp'ĭk) adj.
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