apogeotropism

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(ap′ə jē otrə piz′əm)



WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
ap•o•ge•ot•ro•pism  (ap′ə jē otrə piz′əm),USA pronunciation n. [Biol.]
  1. Ecologygrowth or orientation away from the earth; negative geotropism.
ap•o•ge•o•trop•ic  (ap′ə jē otrə piz′əm),USA pronunciation adj.  ap′o•ge′o•tropi•cal•ly, adv. 
  • apo- + geotropism 1875–80

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