Etymology

1. geotropism

noun. ['dʒiːˈɑːtrəˌpɪzəm'] an orienting response to gravity.

Etymology

  • geo- (English)
  • tropism (English)

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Example sentences of the word geotropism


1. Noun, singular or mass
Plant roots grow according to the pull of gravity, which is known as geotropism.

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