chronotropic etymology

English word chronotropic comes from English -tropic, English chrono- (Time.)

Detailed word origin of chronotropic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-tropic English (eng) (science) affecting or attracted to the thing specified. (science) turning or changing.
chrono- English (eng) Time.
chronotropic English (eng) That affects or changes the heart rate or pulse (i.e. the time between "p waves").

Words with the same origin as chronotropic

Descendants of -tropic
adrenotropic aeolotropic ecotropic endosomotropic enterotropic gravitropic hepatotropic idiotropic immunotropic lactotropic lipotropic lyotropic mucosotropic musculotropically oculotropic orthotropic osteotropic plagiotropic renotropic reticulotropic thixotropic thyrotropic xenotropic æolotropic
Descendants of chrono-
astrochronology chron chronal chronogeometry chronolatry chronolect chronological chronology chronomancy chronomantic chronometry chronophile chronoscope chronosequence chronostratigraphy chronosystem chronotherapeutic chronotherapy chronotopic cosmochronology crony cronyism dendrochronology gyrochronology radiochronology