heliotropism

noun
he·li·ot·ro·pism | \ ˌhē-lē-ˈä-trə-ˌpi-zəm \

Definition of heliotropism 

: phototropism in which sunlight is the orienting stimulus

Other words from heliotropism

heliotropic \ˌhē-lē-ə-ˈtrō-pik, -ˈträ- \ adjective

First Known Use of heliotropism

circa 1854, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of heliotropism was circa 1854

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heliotropism

noun
he·li·ot·ro·pism | \ ˌhē-lē-ˈä-trə-ˌpiz-əm \

Medical Definition of heliotropism 

: phototropism in which sunlight is the orienting stimulus

Other words from heliotropism

heliotropic \-lē-ə-ˈtrōp-ik, -ˈträp- \ adjective

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