[ree-o-truh-piz-uh m]See more synonyms for rheotropism on Thesaurus.com
Related formsrhe·o·trop·ic [ree-uh-trop-ik, -troh-pik] /ˌri əˈtrɒp ɪk, -ˈtroʊ pɪk/, adjective
- the effect of a current of water upon the direction of plant growth.
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British Dictionary definitions for rheotropism
Derived Formsrheotropic (ˌriːəˈtrɒpɪk), adjective
- growth of a plant or sessile animal in the direction of a current of water
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- Growth or movement of a part of an organism in response to the motion of a current.
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