allassotonic

\\ə|lasə|tänik\ adjective
Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary allass -(from Greek allassein to change) + -o- + tonic — more at allactite
of the movements of mature plant organs : temporarily induced by stimulus — opposed to auxotonic; compare irritomotility

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • allassotonic — al·las·so·ton·ic …   English syllables

  • auxotonic — adjective a) Plant movement classified by growth as opposed to mature reactions to exogenous stimuli in surrounding environment. Antonym: allassotonic b) Of or involving muscular contraction against resistance in which the length of the muscle… …   Wiktionary

  • auxotonic — |ȯksə|tänik adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary auxo + tonic plant physiology : determined or induced by growth rather than by external stimulus opposed to allassotonic …   Useful english dictionary

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