apheliotropic


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apheliotropic

(æpˌhiːlɪəˈtrɒpɪk; əˌfiː-)
adj
(Biology) biology growing in a direction away from the sunlight
[C19: see apo-, heliotropic]
apheliotropism n

a•phe•li•o•trop•ic

(əˌfi li əˈtrɒp ɪk, -ˈtroʊ pɪk, æpˌhi-)

adj.
turning or growing away from the sun.
[1875–80]
a•phe`li•ot′ro•pism (-ˈɒ trəˌpɪz əm) n.