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ge·ot·ro·pism

 (jē-ŏt′rə-pĭz′əm)
ge′o·tro′pic (jē′ə-trō′pĭk) adj.

ge•o•trop•ic

(ˌdʒi oʊˈtrɒp ɪk, -ˈtroʊ pɪk)

adj.
of, pertaining to, or exhibiting geotropism.
[1870–75]
ge`o•trop′i•cal•ly, adv.
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28] Geotropic or ND (2007), USA ageotropic (depending on canal involvement) Woo et al.
From this point on, the germination stabilized and the seeds considered as germinated were those with primary root of at least 2 mm of length (Borghetti & Ferreira, 2004) and positive geotropic curvature.
The nystagmus in head down position (also called geotropic rotatory) would have beat toward the undermost ear and lasted for a duration of 10-30 seconds.
Thirty-one subjects were diagnosed with VPB based on (a) the presence of short-lived spells of positional vertigo (<1 min) and paroxysmal positional nystagmus, which was geotropic and changed direction with either ear down, and (b) complete symptom resolution in response to barbecue maneuvers'.
With injury to the root cap, the levels of cytokinin, which controls the root geotropic curvature, will be reduced and will induce gravitropic inversion (ALONI et al.
Pneumatophores are one type of excessively branched roots that are negatively geotropic and come out of the mud surface to access the atmospheric oxygen.
Silica distribution in Equisetum hyemale var affine in relation to the negative geotropic response.