dekiotropous\¦deksē¦ä‧trəpəs\ less commonly
Definition of dexiotropic
: 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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