\\|trōpiz|mad.ik\ adjective
Etymology: tropism + -atic (as in automatic)
: constituting a tropism especially in being innate and essentially automatic

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  • tropismatic — tro·pis·mat·ic …   English syllables

  • tropism — tropismatic /troh piz mat ik/, adj. tropistic /troh pis tik/, adj. /troh piz euhm/, n. Biol. an orientation of an organism to an external stimulus, as light, esp. by growth rather than by movement. [1895 1900; independent use of TROPISM] * * * ▪… …   Universalium

  • tropism —   n. movement of an organism, especially direction of growth of plant, in response to a stimulus; innate inclination.    ♦ tropismatic,    ♦ tropistic, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

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