phototropic

adjective

pho·​to·​tro·​pic ˌfō-tə-ˈtrō-pik How to pronounce phototropic (audio) -ˈträ- How to pronounce phototropic (audio)
: of, relating to, or capable of phototropism
phototropically adverb

Word History

First Known Use

1883, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of phototropic was in 1883

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Cite this Entry

“Phototropic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phototropic. Accessed 27 Nov. 2022.

Medical Definition

phototropic

adjective

pho·​to·​tro·​pic ˌfōt-ə-ˈtrōp-ik How to pronounce phototropic (audio) -ˈträp- How to pronounce phototropic (audio)
: of, relating to, or capable of phototropism
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