diageotropic

[ dahy-uh-jee-uh-trop-ik, -troh-pik ]
/ ˌdaɪ əˌdʒi əˈtrɒp ɪk, -ˈtroʊ pɪk /

adjective Botany.

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

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Origin of diageotropic

First recorded in 1875–80; dia- + geotropic
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