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diageotropism

[ dahy-uh-jee-o-truh-piz-uhm ]
/ ˌdaɪ ə dʒiˈɒ trəˌpɪz əm /
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noun Botany.
diageotropic tendency or growth.
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Origin of diageotropism

First recorded in 1875–80; dia- + geotropism
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British Dictionary definitions for diageotropism

diageotropism
/ (ˌdaɪədʒɪˈɒtrəˌpɪzəm) /

noun
a diatropic response of plant parts, such as rhizomes, to the stimulus of gravity

Derived forms of diageotropism

diageotropic (ˌdaɪəˌdʒiːəʊˈtrɒpɪk), adjective
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