anemotropism

[ an-uh-mo-truh-piz-uh m ]
/ ˌæn əˈmɒ trəˌpɪz əm /

noun Biology.

orientation in response to a current of air.

Origin of anemotropism

First recorded in 1895–1900; anemo- + tropism

Related forms

an·e·mo·trop·ic [an-uh-muh-trop-ik, -troh-pik] /ˌæn ə məˈtrɒp ɪk, -ˈtroʊ pɪk/, adjective
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