geotropic

adjective
geo·​tro·​pic | \ ˌjē-ə-ˈtrō-pik How to pronounce geotropic (audio) , -ˈträ- \

Definition of geotropic

: of or relating to geotropism

Other Words from geotropic

geotropically \ ˌjē-​ə-​ˈtrō-​pi-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce geotropically (audio) , -​ˈträ-​ \ adverb

First Known Use of geotropic

1875, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for geotropic

geo- + -tropic, after German geotropisch

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The first known use of geotropic was in 1875

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“Geotropic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/geotropic. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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geotropic

adjective
geo·​tro·​pic | \ ˌjē-ə-ˈtrō-pik How to pronounce geotropic (audio) , -ˈträp-ik How to pronounce geotropic (audio) \

Medical Definition of geotropic

: of or relating to geotropism

Other Words from geotropic

geotropically \ -​ˈtrō-​pi-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce geotropically (audio) , -​ˈträp-​i-​ How to pronounce geotropically (audio) \ adverb

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