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Origin of nastic
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Definition for nastic (2 of 2)
Origin of -nastic
Example sentences from the Web for nastic
There is no line of demarcation between tropic and nastic movements.
Moreover, the tropic action of unilateral light may become nastic by internal diffusion of excitation.
The employment of the term 'nastic' is, however, convenient when used in a well-defined and restricted sense.
No sharp distinction can therefore be made between the movements of growth and of variation, between tropic and nastic curvatures.
I have already referred to the distinction that is made between nastic and paratonic movements.