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circumnutation


circumnutation


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Circumnutation  \Cir`cum*nu*ta"tion\,  n.  (Bot.) 
  The  successive  bowing  or  bending  in  different  directions  of 
  the  growing  tip  of  the  stems  of  many  plants,  especially  seen 
  in  climbing  plants.