One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The movement or directional growth of plants or plant organs (as the tendrils of climbing plants) in response to the stimulus of touch.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society. From German Haptotropismus from ancient Greek ἅπτειν to fasten + German -tropismus.
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