diageotropic

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

adjective Botany.

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

Nearby words

  1. diaeresis,
  2. diaeretic,
  3. diag.,
  4. diagenesis,
  5. diagenetic,
  6. diageotropism,
  7. diaghilev,
  8. diaghilev, sergei pavlovich,
  9. diagnose,
  10. diagnoses

Origin of diageotropic

First recorded in 1875–80; dia- + geotropic

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