noun an·e·mot·ro·pism \ˌanəˈmä‧trəˌpizəm\

Definition of anemotropism



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

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Origin and Etymology of anemotropism

anem- + tropism

First Known Use: 1899

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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