• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Paratonic par-a-ton′ik retarding a plant's growth.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. para, beside, teinein, to stretch.


In literature:

The change in torsion is, moreover, determined in reference to the paratonic action of incident geotropic stimulus.
"Life Movements in Plants, Volume II, 1919" by Sir Jagadis Chunder Bose

In science:

M({p}m ) represents the m-paraton tree level matrix element and FJ ({p}m ) is the jet measurement function that defines the physical observable.
QCD and Monte Carlo generators