Definition of photoinductive in US English:

photoinductive

adjective

Physiology
  • Tending to induce flowering or other activity in plants by means of a regime of alternating periods of light and darkness.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in The Botanical Gazette. From photo- + inductive, after photoinduction, photoinduce.

Pronunciation

photoinductive

/ˌfəʊtəʊɪnˈdʌktɪv/