Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A tendency of an animal to react against the attraction of gravitation by equal growth in horizontal planes, so as to balance one side with another, and one lateral organ with another.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Biol.) The tendency of an organism to respond, during its growth, to the force of gravitation.

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  • noun biology, archaic The tendency of an organism to respond, during its growth, to the force of gravitation.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek

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