thixotropic etymology

English word thixotropic comes from English -tropic, Ancient Greek θίξις

Detailed word origin of thixotropic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-tropic English (eng) (science) affecting or attracted to the thing specified. (science) turning or changing.
θίξις Ancient Greek (grc)
thixotropic English (eng) (chemistry, medicine, of a gel) Becoming a fluid when agitated but solid or semi-solid when allowed to stand.

Words with the same origin as thixotropic

Descendants of -tropic
adrenotropic aeolotropic chronotropic ecotropic endosomotropic enterotropic gravitropic hepatotropic idiotropic immunotropic lactotropic lipotropic lyotropic mucosotropic musculotropically oculotropic orthotropic osteotropic plagiotropic renotropic reticulotropic thyrotropic xenotropic æolotropic
Descendants of θίξις