traumatropism

noun

trau·​mat·​ro·​pism
: a modification of the orientation of an organ (as a plant root) as a result of wounding

Word History

Etymology

trauma + tropism

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“Traumatropism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/traumatropism. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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