10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «STEREOTROPISM»
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Studies in general physiology
LEUCOCYTES: migration of, due to stereotropism, 111. LIGHT: effect of direction
of ray on movements, 2, 4, 5, 16, 53. 91,_108, 265; effective rays of, 3. 5; efiect of
change in intens1ty of, 3, 82, 276; effect of, on swarm-spores of algm, 5; effect of ...
This form of growth cone guidance is known as stereotropism and is amongst the
simplest mechanisms that have been proposed to explain pathfinding.
Stereotropism was first proposed by Wilhelm His in 1886 (see Jacobson, 1991, p.
Phillip R. Gordon-Weeks, 2005
A Dictionary for Invertebrate Zoology:
Negative stereotaxis: away from the contact. stereotactic a. stereotropism n. [Gr.
stereos, solid; tropos, turn] A move- ment in direction determined by contact with
a solid body. a. Positive stereotropism: toward contact. b. Negative stereotropism:
Textbook of Neural Repair and Rehabilitation: Volume 1, ...
Paul Weiss elaborated on this model by proposing the resonance principle,
which argues that a rough layout of neuronal connections established by
stereotropism is subsequently refined by matching an axon's electrical activity
with that of its ...
Animal Behavior Desk Reference: A Dictionary of Animal ...
stercoraceous adj. Referring to a merdicole, q.v. (Lincoln et al. 1985). ♢
stereopsis n. An animal's seeing things in three dimensions (Storz 1973, 267). ♢
stereotaxis, stereotactic, stereotaxy See taxis: stereotaxis. ♢ stereotropism,
Nutritional Sex Control and Rejuvenation
In evidence of his conception of sexual behavior as a chemotropism, Loeb cites
the example of the Fundulus fish, which sheds its eggs at the mating season as a
result of a stereotropism, resulting from contact with another fish. If the sexes are
Germs of Mind in Plants
The difference is only that the same characteristic which in plants is called con-
Iractability, is in animals called stereotropism. It is stereotropism, and not aversion
to light or fear, that causes the beetle to creep into a crack, or the ear-wig to bore
A Dictionary of Entomology
Rheotropism; Stereotropism; Thigmotropism; Tonotropism. Rel. Taxis. THEROID
Adj. (Greek ther I a wild animal + -oid I form, shape.) Of, like or pertaining to wild (
undomesticated) animals. THEROLOGY Noun. (Greek ther I a wild animal + ...
The Principles of Insect Control
Positive stereotropism is seen in the gregarious habits of many insects, and in the
tendency of soil insects to insert themselves into crevices, into soil, or under
stones, to have their bodies in contact with something solid. Positive rheotropism
Robert Arnold Wardle, Philip Buckle, 1929
Principles of Cellular, Molecular, and Developmental ...
Stereotropism One factor that can influence the direction of growth is mechanical.
Axons tend to grow along surfaces. This tendency is termed stereotropism, tactile
adhesion, or contact guidance. Early studies in tissue culture provided ...