anisotropic


an·iso·trop·ic

adjective \ˌa-ˌnī-sə-ˈträ-pik\

Definition of ANISOTROPIC

:  exhibiting properties with different values when measured in different directions <an anisotropic crystal>
an·iso·trop·i·cal·ly \-pi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
an·isot·ro·py \-(ˌ)nī-ˈsä-trə-pē\ also an·isot·ro·pism \-ˌpi-zəm\ noun

First Known Use of ANISOTROPIC

1879

an·iso·trop·ic

adjective \(ˌ)an-ˌī-sə-ˈträp-ik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ANISOTROPIC

: exhibiting properties with different values when measured in different directions : not isotropic <an anisotropic crystal>
an·isot·ro·pism \-ˌī-ˈsä-trə-ˌpiz-əm\ noun
an·isot·ro·py \-pē\ noun, plural an·isot·ro·pies

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