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  • adj. Of or pertaining to geotropism.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Relating to, or showing, geotropism.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to, or exhibiting, geotropism; turning or inclining toward the earth.


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  • The seed should be sown 1-2 cm deep with the micropyle pointing downwards; the emerging root is not strongly geotropic and may come up out of the soil if the seed is planted upside down.

    Chapter 7

  • Acid-induced growth and the geotropic response of the wheat node


  • "tropic" movements, such as the twining of tendrils, the heliotropic movements of some towards and of others away from light, and the opposite geotropic movements of the root and shoot, in the direction of gravitation or away from it.

    Sir Jagadis Chunder Bose His Life and Speeches


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