adjective al·las·so·ton·ic \ə¦lasə¦tänik\

Definition of allassotonic

of the movements of mature plant organs

  1. :  temporarily induced by stimulus —opposed to auxotonic — compare irritomotility

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Origin and Etymology of allassotonic

International Scientific Vocabulary allass-(from Greek allassein to change) + -o- + tonic — more at allactite

First Known Use: 1886

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