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diageotropic

[ dahy-uh-jee-uh-trop-ik, -troh-pik ]

adjective

, Botany.
  1. (of a plant part) growing at a right angle to the direction of gravity.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of diageotropic1

First recorded in 1875–80; dia- + geotropic

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