plagiotropic


pla·gio·tro·pic

adjective \ˌplā-j(ē-)ə-ˈtrō-pik, ˌpla-, -ˈträ-\

Definition of PLAGIOTROPIC

:  having the longer axis inclined away from the vertical

Origin of PLAGIOTROPIC

Greek plagios + International Scientific Vocabulary -tropic
First Known Use: 1898

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