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phototropic

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adjective pho·to·tro·pic \ˌfō-tə-ˈtrō-pik, -ˈträ-\

Definition of phototropic

  1. :  of, relating to, or capable of phototropism

pho·to·tro·pi·cal·ly play \-pi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


Circa 1890

First Known Use of phototropic

circa 1890


Medical Dictionary

phototropic

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adjective pho·to·tro·pic \ˌfōt-ə-ˈtrōp-ik, -ˈträp-\

Medical Definition of phototropic

  1. :  of, relating to, or capable of phototropism




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