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Phototropic

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Phototropic (Bot) of or pertaining to phototropism; exhibiting phototropism; same as Heliotropic.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • phototropic Of, pertaining to, or exhibiting phototropism or phototropy.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Photo-, + Gr. to turn

Usage

In literature:

I shall now describe the phototropic effect of unilateral light in pulvinated, and in growing organs.
"Life Movements in Plants, Volume II, 1919" by Sir Jagadis Chunder Bose
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In news:

Single Page ( iStock Photo/phototropic ).
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