the effect of a current of water upon the direction of plant growth.
growth of a plant or sessile animal in the direction of a current of water
rheotropism rhe·ot·ro·pism (rē-ŏt’rə-pĭz’əm)
Growth or movement of a part of an organism in response to the motion of a current.
affection, son of Zorobabel, mentioned in the genealogy of our Lord (Luke 3:27).
rhestocythemia rhes·to·cy·the·mi·a (rěs’tō-sī-thē’mē-ə) n. The presence of broken down red blood cells in the peripheral circulation.
noun 1. a macaque, Macaca mulatta, of India, used in experimental medicine. noun 1. (Greek myth) a king of Thrace, who arrived in the tenth year of the Trojan War to aid Troy. Odysseus and Diomedes stole his horses because an oracle had said that if these horses drank from the River Xanthus, Troy would […]
- Rhesus baby
noun 1. a baby suffering from haemolytic disease at birth as its red blood cells (which are Rh positive) have been attacked in the womb by antibodies from its Rh negative mother Technical name erythroblastosis fetalis