rheotropism


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rhe·ot·ro·pism

(rē-ot'rŏ-pizm),
A movement contrary to the motion of a current, involving part of an organism, rather than the organism as a whole, as in rheotaxis.
[rheo- + G. tropos, a turning]

rhe·ot·ro·pism

(rē-ot'rŏ-pizm)
A movement contrary to the motion of a current, involving part of an organism, rather than the organism as a whole, as in rheotaxis.
[rheo- + G. tropos, a turning]

rheotropism

a growth response to a current, usually of air or water.