apogeotropism


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apogeotropism

(ˌæpədʒɪˈɒtrəˌpɪzəm)
n
(Botany) negative geotropism, as shown by plant stems
[C19: from Greek apogaios away from the earth + tropos a turn]
apogeotropic adj

apogeotropism

the tendency of some plants to grow away from the earth and the pull of gravity. — apogeotropic, adj.
See also: Plants
the tendency of some plants to grow away from the earth and the pull of gravity. — apogeotropic, adj.
See also: Motion