clinostat definition

  • noun:
    • A rotating unit which is used to research gravitropism in plants
    • An apparatus consisting of a slowly revolving disk, generally managed by clockwork, by way of wich the activity of additional representatives, as light and gravity, on growing flowers might be managed or eliminated.
    • An apparatus for equalizing or controlling the exposure of developing flowers to sunshine, consisting basically of a revolving disk relocated by clockwork.
    • See clinograph.

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