geomalism

noun
ge·​om·​a·​lism | \jēˈäməˌlizəm\
plural -s

Definition of geomalism 

: a tendency of an organism to be influenced in growth by gravitation so that one side or lateral organ balances with another

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History and Etymology for geomalism

ge- + Greek homalismos action of leveling, from homalos + -ismos -ism

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