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tropic

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adjective tro·pic \ˈtrō-pik\

Medical Definition of tropic

  1. 1:  of, relating to, or characteristic of tropism or of a tropism

  2. 2of a hormone :  influencing the activity of a specified gland




-tropic

adjective combining form -tro·pic \ˈtrō-pik\

Medical Definition of -tropic

  1. 1:  turning, changing, or tending to turn or change in a (specified) manner or in response to a (specified) stimulus <geotropic>

  2. 2:  attracted to or acting upon (something specified) <neurotropic>





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