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One entry found for tropism.
Main Entry: tro·pism
Pronunciation: primarystresstromacr-secondarystresspiz-schwam
Function: noun
: an automatic movement by an organism unable to move about from place to place and especially by a plant that involves a turning or growing toward or away from a stimulus (as light or moisture); also : a reflex reaction involving such a movement -- compare TAXIS
- tro·pis·tic /tromacr-primarystresspis-tik/ adjective

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