hydrotropism

noun hy·drot·ro·pism \ hī-ˈdrä-trə-ˌpi-zəm \

Definition of hydrotropism

: a tropism (as in plant roots) in which water or water vapor is the orienting factor

hydrotropic

play \ˌhī-drə-ˈtrō-pik, -ˈträ-\ adjective

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hydrotropism

noun hy·dro·tro·pism \ hī-ˈdrä-trə-ˌpiz-əm; ˌhī-drə-ˈtrō-ˌpiz-əm , -ˈträ- \

medical Definition of hydrotropism

: a tropism in which water or water vapor is the orienting factor

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