Prototropic vs Phototropic - What's the difference?

prototropic | phototropic |


As adjectives the difference between prototropic and phototropic

is that prototropic is (chemistry) of, pertaining to, or exhibiting prototropy while phototropic is having a tendency to move in response to light an animal or microbe that is positively phototropic will move toward light one that is negatively phototropic will move away from light.

prototropic

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (chemistry) Of, pertaining to, or exhibiting prototropy
  • (biology) Of or pertaining to prototrophs
  • phototropic

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Having a tendency to move in response to light. An animal or microbe that is positively phototropic will move toward light. One that is negatively phototropic will move away from light.
  • See also

    * phototaxic