amphitropic etymology

English word amphitropic comes from English -tropic, English amphi- (Both.)

Detailed word origin of amphitropic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-tropic English (eng) (science) affecting or attracted to the thing specified. (science) turning or changing.
amphi- English (eng) Both.
amphitropic English (eng) (biology) Having both lipotropic and hydrotropic characteristics.

Words with the same origin as amphitropic

Descendants of -tropic
adrenotropic aeolotropic chronotropic ecotropic endosomotropic enterotropic gravitropic hepatotropic idiotropic immunotropic lactotropic lipotropic lyotropic mucosotropic musculotropically oculotropic orthotropic osteotropic plagiotropic renotropic reticulotropic thixotropic thyrotropic xenotropic æolotropic
Descendants of amphi-
amphiberingian amphichiral amphicontinental amphicoronate amphidelphic amphidiploid amphidisc amphidynamic amphiequatorial amphigamous amphigen amphigony amphihexahedral amphihexahedron amphinucleolus amphipathic amphiphile amphiphyte amphiplatyan amphiprotic amphiproticity amphistomatic amphitrophic amphitropical