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apheliotropism

[uh-fee-lee-o-truh-piz-uh m, ap-hee-lee-] /əˌfi liˈɒ trəˌpɪz əm, æpˌhi li-/
noun
1.
apheliotropic tendency or type of growth.
Origin of apheliotropism
1875-1880
1875-80; apheliotrop(ic) + -ism
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