TROPISM

a type of orientation viewed in both aminals and plants away from or toward a stimulant, like gravity or sunshine.

TROPISM: "Tropism is to blame for why many household hanging plants will intertwine themselves into the fabric of curtains in windows in which they are hung."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "TROPISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/tropism/ (accessed August 4, 2020).
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