orthotropic etymology

English word orthotropic comes from English -tropic, English ortho-

Detailed word origin of orthotropic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-tropic English (eng) (science) affecting or attracted to the thing specified. (science) turning or changing.
ortho- English (eng) (chemistry) Having an extra proportion of water. (chemistry) in isomeric benzene derivatives, having the two substituents in adjacent positions (compare meta- and para-). (physics) of any molecule of the form X2 in which the two nuclei have parallel spin. Straight, right, proper.
orthotropic English (eng) (botany) growing vertically, either upwards or downwards.

Words with the same origin as orthotropic

Descendants of -tropic
adrenotropic aeolotropic chronotropic ecotropic endosomotropic enterotropic gravitropic hepatotropic idiotropic immunotropic lactotropic lipotropic lyotropic mucosotropic musculotropically oculotropic osteotropic plagiotropic renotropic reticulotropic thixotropic thyrotropic xenotropic æolotropic
Descendants of ortho-
orthite orthoacid orthoboric orthocenter orthodata orthoester orthoevolution orthograde orthographical orthohedron orthohelium orthohydrogen orthonormal orthonormalised orthopedics orthophenylene orthopinacoid orthopnea orthopositronium orthoquartzite orthorectify orthosteric orthosymplectic orthotropy orthotypography