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thigmotropism n. The turning or bending response of an organism upon direct contact with a solid surface or object.

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Compatibility and thigmotropism in the lichen symbiosis: A reappraisal
Thigmotropism in Organs of the Bean Plant (Phaseolus vu/garis L.)
The internodes undergo only moderate thigmotropism, but leaves and petioles Key words: Bean, Phaseolus vulgar is, thigmotropism, mechanical perturbation.
Thigmotropism and stretch-activated channels in the pathogenic
Keywords : Candida albicans, thigmotropism, stretch-activated channels r-.
Quantification of thigmotropism (contact sensing) of Candida
c 1997 Kluwer Academic Publishers. Printed in the Netherlands. Quantification of thigmotropism (contact sensing) of Candida albicans and.
Movement in Plants Hypothesizing that plant movements should
stimulus, examples of which include phototropism (reaction to light), thigmotropism. (reaction to touch), and geotropism (reaction to gravity).

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Former Kentucky Poet Laureate, Lee Pennington, celebrates Poetry Month at UofL
Pennington's work has also hit the shelves in his numerous poetry collections, including titles such as Wildflower: Poems for Joy and Thigmotropism.

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Thigmotropism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Thigmotropism is a movement in which an organism moves or grows in response to touch or contact stimuli.
Thigmotropism is the directional response of a plant organ to touch or physical contact with a solid object.
morning glory tendrils showing thigmotropism - YouTube
Mar 26, 2008 Thigmotropism (touch) is one of three guidance systems that regulate the direction of plant growth.
Thigmotropism - Definition and More from the Free Merriam-Webster
Definition of THIGMOTROPISM. : a tropism in which contact especially with a solid or a rigid surface is the orienting factor.
8.2.2 Thigmotropism | Plants in Action
[view:Figures=block_1=558][view:Figures=block_1=559] Tendrils are specialised thread-like structures that can grasp objects with which they come into contact.

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