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hy·drot·ro·pism

 (hī-drŏt′rə-pĭz′əm)
n.
Growth or movement in a sessile organism toward or away from water, as of the roots of a plant.

hy′dro·tro′pic (hī′drə-trō′pĭk) adj.
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hydrotropism

(haɪˈdrɒtrəˌpɪzəm)
n
(Botany) the directional growth of plants in response to the stimulus of water
hydrotropic adj
ˌhydroˈtropically adv
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hy·drot·ro·pism

(hī-drŏt′rə-pĭz′əm)
The growth or movement of a fixed organism, especially a plant, toward or away from water.

hydrotropic (hī′drə-trō′pĭk, hī′drə-trŏp′ĭk) adjective
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hydrotropism

growth or movement in response to water as a stimulus. — hydrotropic, adj.
See also: Water
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Translations

hydrotropism

[haɪˈdrɒtrəˌpɪzm] nidrotropismo
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