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Nom féminin : Processus d'imbibition permettant à une plante de disperser ses diaspores.
Source : Lexique Mercier Tousignant
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Antonymes : x
Termes anglais : hydrochasy
Notes de travail : plants that react to water by opening to disperse seeds. Certain structures, made up of hydrophilic substances, are capable of imbibing water as well. Due to imbibition of water they swell. Due to imbibition of water peristomial teeth in Moss capsules, el