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diageotropism

[dahy-uh-jee-o-truh-piz-uh m]
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noun Botany.
  1. diageotropic tendency or growth.

Origin of diageotropism

First recorded in 1875–80; dia- + geotropism
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British Dictionary definitions for diageotropism

diageotropism

noun
  1. a diatropic response of plant parts, such as rhizomes, to the stimulus of gravity
Derived Formsdiageotropic (ˌdaɪəˌdʒiːəʊˈtrɒpɪk), adjective
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