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photodromy

Pronunciation: fo-tod'ro-me

Definition: In the induced or spontaneous clarification of certain suspensions, the settlement of particles on the side nearest the light (positive photodromy) or on the dark side (negative photodromy).

[photo- + G. dromos, a running]

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