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a combining form occurring in abstract nouns that correspond to adjectives ending in -tropic, or -tropous:
Also, -tropism.
Origin of -tropy
< Greek -tropia. See -trope, -y3 Unabridged
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-tropy in Medicine

-tropy suff.
The state of turning in a specified way or from a specified stimulus: thixotropy.

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