galvanotropism


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galvanotropism

(ˌɡælvəˈnɒtrəˌpɪzəm)
n
(Botany) the directional growth of an organism, esp a plant, in response to an electrical stimulus
galvanotropic adj

galvanotropism

growth or moveinent of an organism in response to an electric current. — galvanotropic, adj.
See also: Growth
growth or movement of an organism in response to an electric current. — galvanotropic, adj.
See also: Biology
growth or movement of an organism in response to an electric current. — galvanotropic, adj.
See also: Motion
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Neuronal galvanotropism is independent of external Ca2+ entry or internal Ca2+ gradients.