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selenotropism

[si-lee-nuh-troh-piz-uh m, sel-uh-noh-]
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noun Biology.
  1. growth in response to moonlight.

Origin of selenotropism

First recorded in 1880–85; seleno- + -tropism
Related formsse·le·no·trop·ic [suh-lee-nuh-trop-ik, -troh-pik, sel-uh-noh-] /səˌli nəˈtrɒp ɪk, -ˈtroʊ pɪk, ˌsɛl ə noʊ-/, adjective
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