Definition of microenvironmental in English:

microenvironmental

Pronunciation /-ˌvīrə(n)ˈmentl/ /-ˌvī(ə)r(n)-/

adjective

Biology

See microenvironment

‘Variability among colonies includes developmental (as indicated above), microenvironmental, teratological, plus macroenvironmental and genetic differences between colonies.’
  • ‘Although shelters likely altered other, unquantified microenvironmental variables, experimental units were affected equally.’
  • ‘Microenvironmental conditions, seed availability, and species response to microenvironmental conditions, can therefore differ greatly and together determine seedling germination and establishment in the community.’
  • ‘Chronic UV irradiation of the skin may induce local microenvironmental changes, such as upregulation of epidermal SCF production, that in turn influence mast cell recruitment, differentiation and phenotype.’
  • ‘Rather, the best predictor of microenvironmental selection on shade avoidance traits was microsite soil moisture, probably due to drought-dependent opportunity costs of elongation as discussed above.’