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Botany
1. (esp of some creeping stems) spreading loosely over a large area
2. (of plant growth) occurring throughout a tissue
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Ishijima, "Changes in sperm plasma membrane lipid diffusibility after hyperactivation during in vitro capacitation in the mouse," Journal of Cell Biology, vol.
Slow cooling rates offer establishment of more effective temperature equilibrium and better fluidity and diffusibility of chain segments enabling formation of crystallites at higher temperature.
Lymphomas and high-grade astrocytomas: comparison of water diffusibility and histologic characteristics.
In addition, plants exhibit many physiological responses to osmotic stress such as rapid rise in Ca2+ levels within seconds of exposure to NaCl or mannitol (Knight et al., 1997), cytosolic downstream abscisic acid (ABA) production (Wang et al., 2011) and structural changes in the plasma membrane/cell wall to alter the water diffusibility into the cells.
In contrast, chi exhibits the characteristics of generality, commonality, diffusibility, inclusiveness, and permeability of matter.
Due to its relative stability and diffusibility through membranes, hydrogen peroxide is more likely a long-distance signaling molecule [24]