geotropic
adjective Date: 1875 of or relating to geotropism • geotropically adverb

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  • geotropic — GEOTRÓPIC, Ă, geotropici, ce, adj. (biol.) Referitor la geotropism. [pr.: ge o ] – Din fr. géotropique. Trimis de gall, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  GEOTRÓPIC, Ă adj. Referitor la geotropism. [< fr. géotropique]. Trimis de LauraGellner,… …   Dicționar Român

  • Geotropic — Ge o*trop ic, a. [See {Geotropism}.] (Biol.) Relating to, or showing, geotropism. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • geotropic — /dʒioʊˈtrɒpɪk / (say jeeoh tropik) adjective 1. of or relating to geotropism. 2. taking a particular direction with reference to the earth: a. positively geotropic, directed downwards. b. negatively geotropic, directed upwards. c. transversely… …   Australian English dictionary

  • geotropic — geotropically, adv. /jee oh trop ik, troh pik/, adj. Biol. of, pertaining to, or exhibiting geotropism. [1870 75; GEO + TROPIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • geotropic — adjective /ˌdʒioʊˈtrɒpɪk, ˈtroʊpɪk/ Of or pertaining to geotropism …   Wiktionary

  • geotropic — geo·tro·pic .jē ə trō pik, träp ik adj of or relating to geotropism geo·tro·pi·cal·ly trō pi k(ə )lē, träp i adv * * * ge·o·tro·pic (je″o troґpik) influenced by gravity; pertaining to geotropism …   Medical dictionary

  • geotropic — adj. (Biology) pertaining to geotropism, pertaining to growth or movement of an organism in response to gravity …   English contemporary dictionary

  • geotropic — ge·o·trop·ic …   English syllables

  • geotropic — ge•o•trop•ic [[t]ˌdʒi oʊˈtrɒp ɪk, ˈtroʊ pɪk[/t]] adj. bio of, pertaining to, or exhibiting geotropism • Etymology: 1870–75 ge o•trop′i•cal•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • geotropic — …   Useful english dictionary

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