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[ahy-suh-trop-ik, -troh-pik]
Physics. of equal physical properties along all axes. Compare anisotropic ( def 1 ).
Zoology. lacking axes that are predetermined, as in some eggs.
Also, isotropous [ahy-so-truh-puhs] .

1860–65; iso- + -tropic

isotropy, noun
nonisotropic, adjective
nonisotropous, adjective
unisotropic, adjective
unisotropous, adjective
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isotropic or isotropous (ˌaɪsəʊˈtrɒpɪk, aɪˈsɒtrəpəs)
1.  having uniform physical properties in all directions
2.  biology not having predetermined axes: isotropic eggs
isotropous or isotropous
iso'tropically or isotropous
i'sotropy or isotropous

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isotropic i·so·trop·ic (ī'sə-trŏp'ĭk, -trō'pĭk)
Identical in all directions.

i·sot'ro·py (ī-sŏt'rə-pē) or i·sot'ro·pism (-pĭz'əm) n.
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isotropic   (ī'sə-trō'pĭk, -trŏp'ĭk)  Pronunciation Key 
Identical in all directions; invariant with respect to direction. For example, isotropic scattering of light by a substance entails that the intensity of light radiated is the same in all directions. Compare anisotropic.
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