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plagiotropic

[pley-jee-uh-trop-ik, -troh-pik] /ˌpleɪ dʒi əˈtrɒp ɪk, -ˈtroʊ pɪk/
adjective, Botany
1.
growing more or less divergent from the vertical.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; plagio- + -tropic
Related forms
plagiotropically, adverb
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