Photodynamics
Photodynamics Pho`to*dy*nam"ics, n. [Photo- + dynamics.] (Plant Physiol.) The relation of light to the movements of plants and their organs; the study of the phenomena of curvatures induced by the stimulus of light. -- {Pho`to*dy*nam"ic}, {Pho`to*dy*nam"ic*al}, a. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Photodynamic — Photodynamics Pho to*dy*nam ics, n. [Photo + dynamics.] (Plant Physiol.) The relation of light to the movements of plants and their organs; the study of the phenomena of curvatures induced by the stimulus of light. {Pho to*dy*nam ic}, {Pho… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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