stereotropism

stereotropism

[ster-ee-o-truh-piz-uhm, steer-]
noun Biology.
a tropism determined by contact with a solid.

Origin:
1895–1900; stereo- + tropism

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stereotropism (ˌstɛrɪˈɒtrəˌpɪzəm, ˌstɪər-)
 
n
another name for thigmotropism
 
stereotropic
 
adj

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stereotropism ster·e·ot·ro·pism (stěr'ē-ŏt'rə-pĭz'əm, stēr'-)
n.
See thigmotropism.


ster'e·o·trop'ic (-ē-ə-trŏp'ĭk) adj.
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