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Most tropic movements are orthotropic ; i.e. , they are directed toward the source
of the stimulus . Plagiotropic movements are oblique to the direction of stimulus .
Diatropic movements are at right angles to the direction of stimulus . auxin ...
The members of a population make regular movements , so that their distribution
is different from one hour to the next ; one day , week , or month to the next . Short
- term shifts in distribution are best exemplified by plankton , small , often ...
The ossicular chain transmits these movements to the much smaller area of the
footplate of the stirrup , decreasing the size of the movements but increasing their
force manyfold . The ossicular chain itself adds appreciably to the force of the ...
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