trophotropic


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trophotropic

(ˌtrɒfəˈtrɒpɪk)
adj
of or relating to trophotropism
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Adj.1.trophotropic - of or relating to trophotropism
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Differential effects of hypnosis, biofeedback training, and trophotropic responses on anxiety, ego strength, and locus of control.
Trophotropic reactions [those functions that favor rest or the conservation of energy], on the other hand, are more likely to appear with low sound levels and have a restful, relaxing effect on the organism.
The cerebral mechanism operates out of a duality or polarity of homeostatic states of relaxation and strain, thus between trophotropic [calm] and sympaticotropic [excited] states.