-tropic


-tropic
a combining form with the meanings "turned toward, with an orientation toward" that specified by the initial element (geotropic), "having an affinity for, affecting" what is specified (lipotropic; neurotropic; psychotropic), "affecting the activity of, maintaining" a specified organ (gonadotropic). Cf. -trophic.
[see TROPIC]

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Universalium. 2010.


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