horme

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horme

(ˈhɔːmɪ)
n
(Psychology) (in the psychology of C. G. Jung) fundamental vital energy
[C20: from Greek hormē impulse]
ˈhormic adj
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It was hypothesized that a rapid but moderate accumulation of photooxidation products in response to the treatment of young tissue with hormic doses of UV could also stimulate defenses against oxidation much like those in the aged tissue.
The aim of this study was to investigate the possibility of delaying the senescence of tomato (a climacteric fruit) using a pre-determined hormic dose of UV-C radiation and to gain some understanding of the mechanism of this action.
British Journal of Psychology, before his interests became more hormic.