seismonasty

noun

seis·​mo·​nas·​ty
-aas-,
-ti
plural -es
: a nastic movement in plants caused by mechanical shock

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary seismo- + -nasty

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“Seismonasty.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/seismonasty. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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