dexiotropic

adjective dex·io·trop·ic \¦deksēō‧¦träpik\
variants: or

dekiotropous

\¦deksē¦ä‧trəpəs\ less commonly

dextrotropic

\¦dekstrō‧¦träpik\ or

dextrotropous

\dekˈsträ‧trəpəs\

Definition of dexiotropic

  1. :  turning to the right :  dextral —used especially of certain shells, of spiral cleavage patterns, or of the movement of volvox colonies

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Origin and Etymology of dexiotropic

dexiotropic from dexio- (from Greek dexios) + -tropic; dexiotropous, from dexio- + -tropous; dextrotropic from dextr- + -tropic; dextrotropous from dextr- + -tropous


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