geotropic

adjective

geo·​tro·​pic ˌjē-ə-ˈtrō-pik How to pronounce geotropic (audio) -ˈträ- How to pronounce geotropic (audio)
: of or relating to geotropism
geotropically adverb

Word History

Etymology

geo- + -tropic, after German geotropisch

First Known Use

1875, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of geotropic was in 1875

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Cite this Entry

“Geotropic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/geotropic. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

Medical Definition

geotropic

adjective
geo·​tro·​pic ˌjē-ə-ˈtrō-pik How to pronounce geotropic (audio) -ˈträp-ik How to pronounce geotropic (audio)
: of or relating to geotropism
geotropically adverb
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