rhe·​ot·​ro·​pism rē-ˈä-trə-ˌpiz-əm How to pronounce rheotropism (audio)
: a tropism in which mechanical stimulation by a stream of fluid (as water) is the orienting factor

Dictionary Entries Near rheotropism

Cite this Entry

“Rheotropism.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/rheotropism. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!