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seismonasty

/ (ˈsaɪzməˌnæstɪ) /
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noun
botany a nastic movement in response to shock, esp the rapid folding of the leaflets of the sensitive plant due to changes in turgor pressure caused by vibration
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Word Origin for seismonasty

C20: from seismo- + -nasty
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