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-tropism

1.
variant of -tropy.
Origin
see -tropy, -ism
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British Dictionary definitions for -tropism

-tropism

combining form
1.
indicating a tendency to turn or develop in response to a certain stimulus phototropism
Word Origin
from Greek tropos a turn
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-tropism in Medicine

-tropism suff.
Tropism: stereotropism.

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