Definition of Autotropism. Meaning of Autotropism. Synonyms of Autotropism

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Definition of Autotropism

Autotropism Au*tot"ro*pism, n. [Auto- + Gr. ? to turn.] (Plant Physiol.) The tendency of plant organs to grow in a straight line when uninfluenced by external stimuli.

Meaning of Autotropism from wikipedia

- base of the mushroom. This effect is called compensation (or sometimes, autotropism). The exact reason of such behavior is unclear, and at least two hypotheses...