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dexiotropic

[dek-see-oh-trop-ik, -troh-pik]
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adjective
  1. dextral(def 3).

Origin of dexiotropic

1880–85; < Greek dexi(ós) right (side) + -o- + -tropic
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British Dictionary definitions for dexiotropic

dexiotropic

adjective
  1. embryol (of cleavage) spiral; twisting in a spiral fashion from left to right

Word Origin

C19: from Greek dexios right + -tropic
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