photophilic


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photophilic

[¦fōd·ō¦fil·ik]
(biology)
Thriving in full light.
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The only trend observed was a negative correlation in parasitized individuals at 18 [degrees]C (Table 1 ), with the more photophilic animals spending more time out of the refuges.
Spatial patterns and response to wave exposure of photophilic algal assemblages across the Canarian Archipelago: a multiscaled approach.
The section entitled Results then describes the results of three experiments intended to illustrate the approach: (1) place lamps evolutionarily to guide a photophilic KHEPERA between two given points in an obstacle-ridden course; (2) lay out lamps as in the first experiment, such that both the tour time and the number of lamps are minimized; (3) optimize the lamp layout as in the second experiment, with the added possibility of repositioning obstacles in the form of walls.
In accordance with their distribution and response to light, they are divided into light loving (photophilic) or shade loving (sciaphilic) plants.
subdolum are probably more likely to encounter modified photophilic gammarids and to increase their probability of transmission by hitch-hiking.