[ ster-ee-o-truh-piz-uh m, steer- ]
/ ˌstɛr iˈɒ trəˌpɪz əm, ˌstɪər- /
a tropism determined by contact with a solid.
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Words nearby stereotropism
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Example sentences from the Web for stereotropism
The act of seeking the female as well as that of cohabitation are in many cases combinations of chemotropism and stereotropism.
This may be a tropism (stereotropism) or it may be a mere surface tension phenomenon.
British Dictionary definitions for stereotropism
/ (ˌstɛrɪˈɒtrəˌpɪzəm, ˌstɪər-) /
another name for thigmotropism
Derived forms of stereotropismstereotropic (ˌstɛrɪəˈtrɒpɪk, ˌstɪər-), adjective
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Medical definitions for stereotropism
[ stĕr′ē-ŏt′rə-pĭz′əm ]
Other words from stereotropismster′e•o•trop′ic (-ē-ə-trŏp′ĭk) adj.
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