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Meaning of "rheotropism" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF RHEOTROPISM

rheotropism  [rɪˈɒtrəˌpɪzəm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF RHEOTROPISM

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Rheotropism is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES RHEOTROPISM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of rheotropism in the English dictionary

The definition of rheotropism in the dictionary is growth of a plant or sessile animal in the direction of a current of water.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH RHEOTROPISM


apheliotropism
æpˌhiːlɪˈɒtrəˌpɪzəm
apogeotropism
ˌæpədʒɪˈɒtrəˌpɪzəm
diageotropism
ˌdaɪədʒɪˈɒtrəˌpɪzəm
diaheliotropism
daɪəˌhiːlɪˈɒtrəˌpɪzəm
diatropism
daɪˈætrəˌpɪzəm
galvanotropism
ˌɡælvəˈnɒtrəˌpɪzəm
geotropism
dʒɪˈɒtrəˌpɪzəm
heliotropism
ˌhiːlɪˈɒtrəˌpɪzəm
hydrotropism
haɪˈdrɒtrəˌpɪzəm
isotropism
aɪˈsɒtrəˌpɪzəm
nyctitropism
nɪkˈtɪtrəˌpɪzəm
orthotropism
ɔːˈθɒtrəˌpɪzəm
pleiotropism
plaɪˈɒtrəˌpɪzəm
priapism
ˈpraɪəˌpɪzəm
psilanthropism
sɪˈlænθrəˌpɪzəm
sinapism
ˈsɪnəˌpɪzəm
stereotropism
ˌstɛrɪˈɒtrəˌpɪzəm
theanthropism
θiːˈænθrəˌpɪzəm
therianthropism
ˌθɪərɪˈænθrəˌpɪzəm
trophotropism
trɒˈfɒtrəˌpɪzəm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE RHEOTROPISM

rheologically
rheologist
rheology
rheometer
rheometric
rheometrical
rheometry
rheomorphic
rheomorphism
rheophil
rheophile
rheoreceptor
rheostat
rheostatic
rheotactic
rheotaxis
rheotome
rheotrope
rheotropic

WORDS THAT END LIKE RHEOTROPISM

aerotropism
allotropism
apism
atropism
caesaropapism
chemotropism
diaphototropism
escapism
gamotropism
haptotropism
hemitropism
malapropism
mugwumpism
papism
phototropism
plagiotropism
thermotropism
thigmotropism
tropism
utopism

Synonyms and antonyms of rheotropism in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «rheotropism» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF RHEOTROPISM

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rheotropism
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rheotropism
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English

rheotropism
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Translator English - Hindi

rheotropism
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ar

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انجذاب تياري
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rheotropism
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rheotropism
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rheotropism
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rheotropism
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Rheotropism
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Translator English - German

rheotropism
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Translator English - Japanese

rheotropism
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rheotropism
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Rheotropism
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vi

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rheotropism
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Translator English - Tamil

rheotropism
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

रियोट्रॉपीज्म
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

rheotropism
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

rheotropism
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Translator English - Polish

rheotropism
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

rheotropism
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Translator English - Romanian

rheotropism
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

rheotropism
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

rheotropism
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

rheotropism
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

rheotropism
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of rheotropism

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «RHEOTROPISM»

The term «rheotropism» is used very little and occupies the 155.936 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «RHEOTROPISM» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «rheotropism» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «rheotropism» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «RHEOTROPISM»

Discover the use of rheotropism in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to rheotropism and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
American Journal of Physiology
308. A handy varnishing apparatus, 1906, XV, p. xxx. On Jensen's theory of geotropism in Paramoecium, 1905, XIII, p. xv. On rheotropism. I. — Rheotropism in fishes, 1904, XII, p. 149. On rheotropism. II. — Rheotropism of fish blind in one eye, ...
‎1913
2
Botanical Gazette
F. C. Newcombe : Rheotropism and the relation of response to stimulus. — It has been shown by Strasburger and Stahl that plasmodia of Myxomycetes grow against a gentle stream of water. Jonsson found three fungi and the roots of three  ...
John Merle Coulter, M.S. Coulter, Charles Reid Barnes, 1896
3
Papers from the Physiological Laboratory. St. Louis University
I. — RHEOTROPISM IN FISHES. By E. P. LYON. [From the Physiological Laboratory of St. Louis University and the Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, Mass.] THE usual theory regarding the mechanism of stimulation of organisms in ...
‎1904
4
The collected works of Sir Humphry Davy ...: Discourses ...
F. C. Newcombe : Rheotropism and the relation of response to stimulus. — It has been shown by Strasburger and Stahl that plasmodia of Myxomycetes grow against a gentle stream of water. Jonsson found three fungi and the roots of three  ...
M.S. Coulter, Sir Humphry Davy, Charles Reid Barnes, 1896
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Contributions from the Bermuda Biological Station for Research
When "cornered" by the current it literally stands on its head, a termination of the negative reaction which is extremely unusual among fishes.4 This high sensitivity suggests at once an explanation of posterior and lateral rheotropism, for it may ...
Bermuda Biological Station for Research, 1917
6
Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society
of a piece of blotting-paper, the other end of which dips into water, to come into contact with tan containing plasmodia of the JEthalium, he found the latter to display the phenomenon of rheotropism,* i.e. they move to meet the current of water, ...
‎1884
7
How to Prepare for the SAT II Biology E/M
The response of a plant to contact is known as (A) chemotropism (B) geotropism ( C) thig- motropism (D) rheotropism (E) ... hydrotropism (B) negative hydrotropism (C) positive geotropism (D) negative geotropism (E) negative rheotropism 5.
Maurice Bleifeld, 2002
8
Plant Tropisms: And Other Growth Movements
may also be responsible for some cases of fungal 'rheotropism', i.e. directional responses to the flow of water. For example, positive rheotropism (upstream growth) in germ tubes of Rhizopus nigrans seems to be due to high concentrations of a ...
J.W. Hart, 1990
9
Sensory Processing in Aquatic Environments
Lyon, E.P. (1904). On rheotropism: I. Rheotropism in fishes. Am. J. Physiol. 12: 149–161. MacDowall, R.M. (1997). An accessory lateral line in some New Zealand and Australian galaxiids (Teleostei: Galaxiidae). Ecol. Freshw. Fish. 6: 217–224.
Shaun P. Collin, N.Justin Marshall, 2003
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Objective Botany
(viii) Rheotropism : Growth movement in response to running water current is called rheotropism. The roots grow against the direction of water current and they are therefore, described as positively rheotropic. The root of the seedling in more  ...
Dr. N.P. Saxena

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Rheotropism [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/rheotropism>. Aug 2019 ».
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