Definition of Nastic

1. Adjective. Relates to the response of a plant to a stimulus that does not depend on the location of the stimulus. ¹



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Definition of Nastic

1. pertaining to an automatic response of plants [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nastic

nasopharyngoscopy
nasopharynx
nasopharynxes
nasorostral
nasoseptal
nasosinusitis
nasotracheal intubation
nasotracheal tube
nasoturbinal
nasoturbinals
nasoturbinate
nasoturbinates
nastalik
nastaliks
nastic (current term)
nastier
nasties
nastiest
nastika
nastily
nastiness
nastinesses
nastrophite
nasturtia
nasturtion
nasturtions
nasturtium
nasturtium family
nasturtiums

Literary usage of Nastic

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1. Strasburger's Text-book of Botany by Eduard Strasburger, Hans Fitting (1921)
"Typical nastic movements of variation are shown by stomata ; the structural ... In other nastic movements, as in the case of the stomata, light and heat, ..."

2. A Textbook of Botany for Colleges and Universities by John Merle Coulter, Charles Reid Barnes, Henry Chandler Cowles (1910)
"Many of the problems of regeneration are complicated by these phenomena of correlation, if they are not wholly determined by them. 4. nastic CURVATURES ..."

3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1817)
"30., nastic habits, 6ne of them a female, Abbey-gardens at Shrewsbury (see inches. The arches on the Southern J. Oratory, Or Stone Pulpit, io (he monk: the ..."

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