gravitropic etymology

English word gravitropic comes from English -tropic, English gravi- (Gravity.)

Detailed word origin of gravitropic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-tropic English (eng) (science) affecting or attracted to the thing specified. (science) turning or changing.
gravi- English (eng) Gravity.
gravitropic English (eng) Of or pertaining to gravitropism.

Words with the same origin as gravitropic

Descendants of -tropic
adrenotropic aeolotropic chronotropic ecotropic endosomotropic enterotropic hepatotropic idiotropic immunotropic lactotropic lipotropic lyotropic mucosotropic musculotropically oculotropic orthotropic osteotropic plagiotropic renotropic reticulotropic thixotropic thyrotropic xenotropic æolotropic
Descendants of gravi-
gravidiamagnetic gravidynamics gravimagnetic gravimeter gravimetry graviperception graviphoton gravireaction gravireceptor graviscalar gravitaxis gravithermal gravitino gravitropism graviturbation