Apogeotropism
Apogeotropism Ap"o*ge*ot"ro*pism, n. The apogeotropic tendency of some leaves, and other parts. [1913 Webster]

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  • apogeotropism — [ap΄ō jē ä′trə piz΄əm, ap΄əjē ä′trə piz΄əm] n. [ APO + GEOTROPISM] Bot. a tendency to grow or move away from the earth or from the pull of gravity; negative geotropism …   English World dictionary

  • apogeotropism — apogeotropic /ap euh jee euh trop ik, troh pik/, adj. apogeotropically, adv. /ap euh jee o treuh piz euhm/, n. Biol. growth or orientation away from the earth; negative geotropism. [1875 80; APO + GEOTROPISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • apogeotropism — ap·o·ge·ot·ro·pism …   English syllables

  • apogeotropism — /æpədʒiˈɒtrəpɪzəm/ (say apuhjee otruhpizuhm) noun (of a plant) growth or tendency away from the earth; negative geotropism. –apogeotropic /æpədʒiəˈtrɒpɪk/ (say apuhjeeuh tropik), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • apogeotropism — |apə ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Etymology: apo + geotropism botany : the state of being apogeotropic : negative geotropism …   Useful english dictionary

  • G — Synonyms and related words: C, C note, G suit, G note, M, apogeotropism, buck, cartwheel, cent, century, chiliad, chiliagon, chiliahedron, chiliarch, chiliarchia, copper, dime, dollar, dollar bill, fifty cents, fin, fish, five cents, five hundred …   Moby Thesaurus

  • gravitation — Synonyms and related words: G, G suit, adduction, affinity, allurement, apogeotropism, attractance, attraction, attractiveness, attractivity, capillarity, capillary attraction, cascade, cataract, centripetal force, chute, collapse, comedown,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • gravity — Synonyms and related words: G, G suit, acuteness, adduction, affinity, allurement, apogeotropism, attractance, attraction, attractiveness, attractivity, augustness, avoirdupois, beef, beefiness, bleakness, buckram, capillarity, capillary… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • mass — Synonyms and related words: G, G suit, Negro spiritual, a mass of, a world of, abundance, accouple, accumulate, accumulation, acervation, acres, adhere, agglomerate, agglomeration, agglutinate, aggregate, aggregation, aggroup, amass, amassment,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • specific gravity — Synonyms and related words: G, G suit, apogeotropism, closeness, compactness, congestedness, congestion, consistence, consistency, crowdedness, denseness, density, firmness, geotropism, gluiness, gravitation, graviton, gravity, hardness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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