Turning of living cells to or away from food. SYN: sitotaxis. [sito- + G. trope, a turning]

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si·tot·ro·pism (si-totґro-piz-əm) [sito- + tropism] response of living cells to the presence of nutritive elements.

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  • sitotropism — sitotropísm s. n. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  SITOTROPÍSM s. n. tropism cauzat de un excitant de nutriţie. (< fr. sitotropisme) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • sitotaxis — SYN: sitotropism. [sito + G. taxis, orderly arrangement] * * * si·to·tax·is (si″to takґsis) sitotropism …   Medical dictionary

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