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di·at·ro·pism

 (dī-ăt′rə-pĭz′əm)
n.
Growth of a plant part at a right angle to the direction of an external stimulus, such as gravity.

di′a·tro′pic (dī′ə-trō′pĭk) adj.
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diatropism

(daɪˈætrəˌpɪzəm)
n
(Botany) a response of plants or parts of plants to an external stimulus by growing at right angles to the direction of the stimulus
diatropic adj
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diatropism

the capacity or tendency of some plants to adopt a position transverse to the line of force of an external stimulus. — diatropic, adj.
See also: Plants
the capacity or tendency of some plants to adopt a position transverse to the line of force of an external stimulus. — diatropic, adj.
See also: Motion
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