hydrotropism

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

Definition of hydrotropism

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

hydrotropic

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

Origin and Etymology of hydrotropism

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1882


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hydrotropism

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

Medical Definition of hydrotropism

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


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