adj. [L. lux, light; petere, to seek]
Requiring light; see lucifugous.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • lucipetal — Seeking light. [L. lux, light, + peto, to seek] * * * lu·cip·e·tal (loo sipґĭ təl) [lux + petal] seeking, or being attracted to, bright light …   Medical dictionary

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  • photophobe — adj. [Gr. phos, light; phobos, fear] Shunning or avoiding light; see lucifugous, lucipetal, phengophobe …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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