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apheliotropism

[ uh-fee-lee-o-truh-piz-uh m, ap-hee-lee- ]
/ əˌfi liˈɒ trəˌpɪz əm, æpˌhi li- /

noun

apheliotropic tendency or type of growth.

Nearby words

aphasic, aphasiology, aphelandra, aphelion, apheliotropic, apheliotropism, aphemia, apheresis, apheretic, aphesis, aphetic

Origin of apheliotropism

First recorded in 1875–80; apheliotrop(ic) + -ism
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