anatropy etymology

English word anatropy comes from English ana-, English -tropy

Detailed word origin of anatropy

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ana- English (eng) Again. Apiece (Can we add an example for this sense?). Backward. Excessive. On. Up.
-tropy English (eng) (science) exhibiting a behavior.. (science) turning, affecting, change, response, movement.
anatropy English (eng) (botany) The condition of being anatropous.

Words with the same origin as anatropy

Descendants of ana-
anabiosis anabranch anacampylotropous anacolpate anadrome anafront anafunctor anagen anagenesis analept analeptic anamorphism ananym anaplasic anaporate anaprotaspis anaseismic anastatic anastatically anataxis anatocism anatoxin anatreme
Descendants of -tropy
aeolotropy allotrope anisotropic anisotropy barotropy ergotropy esotropia exotropia gyrotropy homotropy hydrotropy isotropy lyotropy orthotropy piezotropy pseudoesotropia thermotropy