Definitions for diageotropism-ˈɒ trəˌpɪz əm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

di•a•ge•o•trop•icˌdaɪ əˌdʒi əˈtrɒp ɪk, -ˈtroʊ pɪk(adj.)

  1. (of plants) having a tendency for the rhizomes, branches, etc., to grow at a right angle to the direction of gravity.

    Category: Botany

Origin of diageotropic:

1875–80

di`a•ge•ot′ro•pism-ˈɒ trəˌpɪz əm(n.)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Diageotropism(noun)

    the tendency of organs (as roots) of plants to assume a position oblique or transverse to a direction towards the center of the earth

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