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tropo-

1.
a combining form meaning “turn,” “reaction, response,” “change,” “troposphere,” used in the formation of compound words:
tropophilous.
Also, especially before a vowel, trop-.
Origin
combining form representing Greek trópos turn, tropḗ a turning
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British Dictionary definitions for tropo

tropo-

combining form
1.
indicating change or a turning: tropophyte
Word Origin
from Greek tropos a turn
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tropo in Medicine

tropo- or trop-
pref.
Tropism: tropocollagen.

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