graviperception


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graviperception

[′grav·ə·pər‚sep·shən]
(botany)
The magnitude of acceleration required to induce a directed growth response in plants carried aboard spacecraft.
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In the roots of higher plants, many cell types participate in gravitropism, and the sites of graviperception and gravicurvature are generally substantially separated (e.g., in the rootcap and in the stelar zone of elongation, respectively).