Definition of photoresponse in English:

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photoresponse

Pronunciation: /ˌfōdōrəˈspäns/

noun

Biology
A response of a plant or other organism to light, mediated otherwise than through photosynthesis.
Example sentences
  • In recent years, signal transduction pathways controlling photoresponses in plants has been demonstrated.
  • The action spectrum for the overall photoresponse of plants, however, extends below 400 nm and beyond 700 nm, and there is a significant minimum in the green region.
  • The larval photoresponse is thus dependent on the larval photoreceptors.

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Syllabification: pho·to·re·sponse

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