anemotropism

noun
an·​e·​mot·​ro·​pism | \ ˌanəˈmä‧trəˌpizəm\
plural -s

Definition of anemotropism

: a tropism in which a current of air is the orienting factor (as in flies poised facing the wind)

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First Known Use of anemotropism

1899, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anemotropism

anem- + tropism

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