Definition of Geotropisms

1. geotropism [n] - See also: geotropism



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Geotropisms

geothermally
geothermic
geothermoelectric
geothermometer
geothermometers
geotherms
geotic
geotombing
geotope
geotopes
geotrichosis
geotrichum
geotropic
geotropically
geotropism
geotropisms (current term)
geoweb
gephyrea
gephyrean
gephyreans
gephyrin
gephyrins
gephyrophobia
gepirone
ger
gerah
gerahs
geraniaceous
geranial
geranials

Literary usage of Geotropisms

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1. Biological Bulletin by Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.) (1916)
"A hundred per cent, in both positive and negative geotropisms was obtained. The orientation of positive geotropism in this snail was just as precise as that ..."

2. The New Realism: Coöperative Studies in Philosophy by Edwin Bissell Holt (1912)
"... in geotropisms, and in other familiar instances. Now, we find this same behavior all the way up to the very highest known reaction; namely, ..."

3. The New Realism: Coöperative Studies in Philosophy by Edwin Bissell Holt, Walter Taylor Marvin, William Pepperell Montague, Ralph Barton Perry, Walter B. Pitkin, Edward Gleason Spaulding (1912)
"... in geotropisms, and in other familiar instances. Now, we find this same behavior all the way up to the very highest known reaction; namely, ..."

4. Science and Society in Early America: Essays in Honor of Whitfield J. Bell, Jr. by Randolph Shipley Klein (1986)
"Discovered geotropisms in plants (responses by differential growth to gravity). Observed the decline in vigor of horticultural stocks propagated by grafts ..."

5. Jacques Loeb: His Science and Social Activism and Their Philosophical by Charles Rasmussen, Rick Tilman (1998)
"... and theoretical considerations concerning the role of tropisms in animals; in particular he dealt with geotropisms (movement in relation to gravity) and ..."

6. Plant Life and Plant Uses: An Elementary Textbook, a Foundation for the by John Gaylord Coulter (1913)
"Thus the geotropisms of which we have just been speaking are the responses which the plant shows to gravity, to the pull of the earth's mass. ..."

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