Somatotropism So`ma*tot"ro*pism, n. [Gr. sw^ma, sw`matos, the body + tre`pein to turn.] (Physiol.) A directive influence exercised by a mass of matter upon growing organs. --Encyc. Brit. [1913 Webster]

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  • somatotropism — SOMATOTROPÍSM s. n. (bot.) influenţa nemijlocită a substratului asupra creşterii organismelor. (< fr. somatotropisme) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

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