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  • diatropic — |dīə.|träpik adjective : characterized by diatropism * * * diatropic /dī ə tropˈik/ adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑diatropism …   Useful english dictionary

  • diatropic — di·a·trop·ic …   English syllables

  • diatropism — diatropic /duy euh trop ik, troh pik/, adj. /duy a treuh piz euhm/, n. Bot. the tendency of some plant organs to take a transverse position to the line of action of an outside stimulus. [DIA + TROPISM] * * * …   Universalium

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  • diatropism — dīˈa.trəˌpizəm noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary dia + tropism : the tropistic tendency of certain plant organs to place themselves transversely to the line of action of a stimulus compare diageotropism, diaphototropism * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • tropism — tropismatic /troh piz mat ik/, adj. tropistic /troh pis tik/, adj. /troh piz euhm/, n. Biol. an orientation of an organism to an external stimulus, as light, esp. by growth rather than by movement. [1895 1900; independent use of TROPISM] * * * ▪… …   Universalium

  • diatropism — /daɪˈætrəpɪzəm/ (say duy atruhpizuhm) noun the tendency of some plant organs to take a transverse position to the line of action of an outside stimulus. {dia + tropism} –diatropic /daɪəˈtrɒpɪk/ (say duyuh tropik), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • diatropism — [dī a′trə piz΄əm] n. [ DIA + TROPISM] Bot. the tendency of some plant parts to place themselves crosswise to the line of force of a stimulus diatropic [dī ə träp′ik] adj …   English World dictionary

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