aerotropism

[ ai-ro-truh-piz-uh m ]
/ ɛəˈrɒ trəˌpɪz əm /

noun Biology.

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

Origin of aerotropism

Related forms

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