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plagiotropism

[pley-jee-o-truh-piz-uh m] /ˌpleɪ dʒiˈɒ trəˌpɪz əm/
noun, Botany
1.
plagiotropic tendency or growth.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; plagiotrop(ic) + -ism
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plagiotropism

/ˌpleɪdʒɪəʊˈtrəʊˌpɪzəm/
noun
1.
the growth of a plant at an angle to the vertical in response to a stimulus
Derived Forms
plagiotropic, adjective
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