Definitions for nasticˈnæs tɪk

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nas•ticˈnæs tɪk(adj.)

  1. of or pertaining to movement in a plant part in response to cellular changes in growth or pressure.

    Category: Botany

Origin of nastic:

1900–10; < Gk nast(ós) pressed close, stamped down (v. adj. of nássein to press)


  1. nastic(Adjective)

    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.

Anagrams of nastic

  1. antics

  2. actins


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