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isotropic

 [i″so-trop´ik]
1. having the same value of a property, such as refractive index, in all directions, as in a cubic crystal or a piece of glass.
2. being singly refractive.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

i·so·tro·pic

, isotropous (ī'sō-trop'ik, ī-sot'rō-pŭs),
Having properties that are the same in all directions.
[iso- + G. tropē, a turn]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

i·so·tro·pic

, isotropous (ī'sō-trō'pik, ī-sot'rŏ-pŭs)
Having properties which are the same in all directions.
[iso- + G. tropē, a turn]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

isotropic

and
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

isotropic

Having the same properties of refraction in all directions. See anisotropic; birefringence.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann
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