Diageotropism Di`a*ge*ot"ro*pism, n. (Bot.) The tendency of organs (as roots) of plants to assume a position oblique or transverse to a direction towards the center of the earth. [1913 Webster]

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  • diageotropism — DIAGEOTROPÍSM s. n. tendinţă a unor organe vegetale de a lua o poziţie perpendiculară faţă de forţa de gravitaţie a Pământului. (< fr. diagéotropisme) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • diageotropism — [dī΄ə jē ä′trə piz΄əm] n. [ DIA + GEOTROPISM] the tendency of the stems, branches, rhizomes, etc. of certain plants to grow in a direction horizontal to the surface of the earth diageotropic [dī΄əjē΄ō träp′ik] adj …   English World dictionary

  • diageotropism — /duy euh jee o treuh piz euhm/, n. Bot. diageotropic tendency or growth. [1875 80; DIA + GEOTROPISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • diageotropism — dia·geotropism …   English syllables

  • diageotropism — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Diageotropic — Di a*ge o*trop ic, a. [Gr. dia through, at variance + ? earth + ? turning.] (Bot.) Relating to, or exhibiting, diageotropism. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • diageotropic — /ˌdaɪədʒiəˈtrɒpɪk/ (say .duyuhjeeuh tropik) adjective growing at right angles to the direction of gravity. –diageotropically, adverb –diageotropism /ˌdaɪədʒiˈɒtrəpɪzəm/ (say .duyuhjee otruhpizuhm), noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • diageotropic — |dīə+ adjective Etymology: dia + geotropic : characterized by diageotropism …   Useful english dictionary

  • diatropism — dīˈa.trəˌpizəm noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary dia + tropism : the tropistic tendency of certain plant organs to place themselves transversely to the line of action of a stimulus compare diageotropism, diaphototropism * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • diageotropy — noun see diageotropism …   Useful english dictionary

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