[ ster-ee-o-truh-piz-uhm, steer- ]
/ ˌstɛr iˈɒ trəˌpɪz əm, ˌstɪər- /
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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
This may be a tropism (stereotropism) or it may be a mere surface tension phenomenon.
The act of seeking the female as well as that of cohabitation are in many cases combinations of chemotropism and stereotropism.
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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