diageotropism

[ dahy-uh-jee-o-truh-piz-uh m ]
/ ˌdaɪ ə dʒiˈɒ trəˌpɪz əm /

noun Botany.

diageotropic tendency or growth.

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

diageotropic (ˌdaɪəˌdʒiːəʊˈtrɒpɪk), adjective
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