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aerotropism

[ ai-ro-truh-piz-uhm ]
/ ɛəˈrɒ trəˌpɪz əm /
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noun Biology.

growth or movement in the direction of a supply of air or oxygen.

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Origin of aerotropism

aer·o·trop·ic [air-uh-trop-ik], /ˌɛər əˈtrɒp ɪk/, adjective
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