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diageotropism

[dahy-uh-jee-o-truh-piz-uh m] /ˌdaɪ ə dʒiˈɒ trəˌpɪz əm/
noun, Botany
1.
diageotropic tendency or growth.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; dia- + geotropism
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diageotropism

/ˌdaɪədʒɪˈɒtrəˌpɪzəm/
noun
1.
a diatropic response of plant parts, such as rhizomes, to the stimulus of gravity
Derived Forms
diageotropic (ˌdaɪəˌdʒiːəʊˈtrɒpɪk) adjective
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