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Meaning of "nyctitropic" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF NYCTITROPIC

nyctitropic  [ˌnɪktɪˈtrɒpɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF NYCTITROPIC

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Nyctitropic is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES NYCTITROPIC MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of nyctitropic in the English dictionary

The definition of nyctitropic in the dictionary is of or relating to a tendency of some plant parts to assume positions at night that are different from their daytime positions.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH NYCTITROPIC


adrenocorticotropic
əˌdriːnəʊˌkɔːtəkəʊˈtrɒpɪk
allotropic
ˌæləˈtrɒpɪk
anisotropic
ænˌaɪsəʊˈtrɒpɪk
azeotropic
ˌeɪzɪəˈtrɒpɪk
entropic
ɛnˈtrɒpɪk
hydrotropic
ˌhaɪdrəʊˈtrɒpɪk
inotropic
ˌɪnəˈtrɒpɪk
ionotropic
aɪˌɒnəˈtrɒpɪk
isentropic
ˌaɪsɛnˈtrɒpɪk
isotropic
ˌaɪsəʊˈtrɒpɪk
lipotropic
ˌlɪpəʊˈtrɒpɪk
neurotropic
ˌnjʊərəˈtrɒpɪk
orthotropic
ˌɔːθəʊˈtrɒpɪk
pantropic
pænˈtrɒpɪk
phototropic
ˌfəʊtəʊˈtrɒpɪk
pleiotropic
ˌplaɪəʊˈtrɒpɪk
psychotropic
ˌsaɪkəʊˈtrɒpɪk
thermotropic
ˌθɜːməʊˈtrɒpɪk
thixotropic
ˌθɪksəˈtrɒpɪk
tropic
ˈtrɒpɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE NYCTITROPIC

nychthemeral
nychthemeron
nyctaginaceous
nyctalope
nyctalopia
nyctalopic
nyctalops
nyctanthous
nyctinastic
nyctinasty
nyctitropism
nyctophobia
nyctophobic
nye
Nyeman
Nyerere
nylghau
nylon
nylons
nym war

WORDS THAT END LIKE NYCTITROPIC

anisometropic
anthropic
apheliotropic
diageotropic
emmetropic
gonadotropic
hydropic
hyperopic
lycanthropic
misanthropic
morphotropic
neotropic
nootropic
philanthropic
psilanthropic
somatotropic
stereotropic
subtropic
thyrotropic
topic
xenotropic

Synonyms and antonyms of nyctitropic in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «nyctitropic» into 25 languages

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Translator English - Hindi

nyctitropic
380 millions of speakers
ar

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nyctitropic
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nyctitropic
278 millions of speakers

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nyctitropic
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nyctitropic
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nyctitropic
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Translator English - Malay

Nyctitropic
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Translator English - German

nyctitropischen
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nyctitropic
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nyctitropic
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Nyctitropic
85 millions of speakers
vi

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nyctitropic
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

nyctitropic
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

नायट्रेट्रोपिक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

nyctitropic
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

nictitropico
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

nyctitropic
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

nyctitropic
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

nyctitropic
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

nyctitropic
15 millions of speakers
af

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nyctitropic
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

nyctitropic
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

nyctitropic
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of nyctitropic

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «NYCTITROPIC»

The term «nyctitropic» is normally little used and occupies the 134.825 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «NYCTITROPIC» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about nyctitropic

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «NYCTITROPIC»

Discover the use of nyctitropic in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to nyctitropic and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society
In the epidermal cell from which the hair springs, the nucleus has usually a roundish form, and is situated Nyctitropic Movements.* — Herr L. Jost supplements his previous observations on nyctitropic movements in plants with the following ...
‎1898
2
The Power of Movement in Plants
Mimosa albida, circuninutation an<l nyctitropic movement of piunaa, 402 , number of ellipses described in given time, 406 , effect of bright sunshine on leaflets, 446 Mirabilis jalapa and longiflora-. nocturnal movements of cotyledons, 307v ...
Charles Darwin, Sir Francis Darwin, 1897
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Works of Charles Darwin: The power of movement in plants
Cassia, nyctitropic movement of leaves, 374. Cassia Barclay/aaa, nocturnal movement of leaves, 377. slight movement of leaflets, Y 407. —— calliantha, uninjured by exposure at night, 292, 1:. i, nyctitropic movement of leaves, 37 6.
Charles Darwin, 1915
4
The American Annual Cyclopedia and Register of Important ...
when they are going to sleep at night and unfolding in the morning. The nyctitropic movements of leaves and cotyledons are exceedingly complex and are wonderfully diversified. The position which they all assume at night is one by which ...
‎1887
5
Appletons' Annual Cyclopedia and Register of Important ...
The nyctitropic movements of leaves and cotyledons are exceedingly complex and are wonderfully diversified. The position which they all assume at night is one by which they are well protected from the effects of radiation into the open sky.
‎1886
6
Contributions from the Botanical Laboratory of the ...
349) examined eleven species of Trifolium and found that nearly every one showed nyctitropic movement in its leaves and also in the cotyledons in some of them. The paraheliotropic response is well illustrated in some of these more northern ...
‎1919
7
Contributions from the Botanical Laboratory and the Morris ...
University of Pennsylvania. Botanical Laboratory. Explanation of Plates Plate LVIII Cassia nictitans showing the expanded day position of the leaves. Cassia nictitans. Leaves in nyctitropic position. The leaves have dropped and the leaflets are ...
University of Pennsylvania. Botanical Laboratory, 1919
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Annals of the Royal Botanic Garden, Calcutta ...
The movements which are executed by the leaves of Mimosa pudica are exceptional and peculiar as compared with any occurring among nyctitropic leaves in temperate regions ; but in any region in which Neptunia oleracea occurs, or in ...
Royal Botanic Garden, Calcutta, 1907
9
Lectures on the Physiology of Plants
50), 434 ; of nyctitropic movement of Averrhoa (Fig. 58), 540; of retarding effect of light on growth (Fig. 43), 395 Curvature of organs, mechanism of, in multicellular organs, 579; in unicellular organs, 581 Cuscuta, formation of haustoria of, 411 ...
10
Trees, a Handbook of Forest Botany for the Woodlands and the ...
Some of the most important of these variations are again traced to the action of light varying in intensity from hour to hour, and since the nocturnal variations are most pronounced, these sleep- movements are often called nyctitropic. As the ...
Harry Marshall Ward, 1904

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