geotropism


ge·ot·ro·pism

noun \jē-ˈä-trə-ˌpi-zəm\

Definition of GEOTROPISM

:  a tropism (as of plant roots) in which gravity is the orienting factor

Origin of GEOTROPISM

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1875

ge·ot·ro·pism

noun \jē-ˈä-trə-ˌpiz-əm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GEOTROPISM

: a tropism in which gravity is the orienting factor

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