geotropism

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

geo- ‎(earth) +‎ -tropism, due to growth towards or away from the earth.

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Noun[edit]

geotropism ‎(countable and uncountable, plural geotropisms)

  1. (biology) The movement of a plant in response to gravity (either downwards or upwards)

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