-tropic

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-tropic

 
word element [Gr.], turning toward; changing; tending to turn or change.
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-tropic

A turning toward, having an affinity for. Compare: -trophic.
[G. tropē, a turning]
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-tropic

Suffix denoting a turning toward, having an affinity for.
Compare: -trophic
[G. tropē, a turning]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

-tropic

Combining form denoting moving, turning or changing in response to the stimulus specified.
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