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thermotropism

thermotropism

noun ther·mot·ro·pism \(ˌ)thər-ˈmä-trə-ˌpi-zəm\

Definition of THERMOTROPISM

:  a tropism in which a temperature gradient determines the orientation

Origin of THERMOTROPISM

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: circa 1890

thermotropism

noun ther·mot·ro·pism \(ˌ)thər-ˈmä-trə-ˌpiz-əm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of THERMOTROPISM

:  a tropism in which a temperature gradient determines the orientation

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