noun di·at·ro·pism \dīˈa‧trəˌpizəm\

Definition of diatropism



  1. :  the tropistic tendency of certain plant organs to place themselves transversely to the line of action of a stimulus — compare diageotropism, diaphototropism

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Origin and Etymology of diatropism

International Scientific Vocabulary dia- + -tropism

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to cast off or become cast off

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