Definitions for nasticˈnæs tɪk
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
of or pertaining to movement in a plant part in response to cellular changes in growth or pressure.
Origin of nastic:
1900–10; < Gk nast(ós) pressed close, stamped down (v. adj. of nássein to press)
Relates to the response of a plant to a stimulus that does not depend on the location of the stimulus.
Many flowers close themselves at night, this nastic movement is in reponse to the brightness of the sky.
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