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thig•mot•ro•pism



Pronunciation: (thig-mo'tru-piz"um), [key]
n. Biol.
oriented growth of an organism in response to mechanical contact, as a plant tendril coiling around a string support.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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