allotropic

or al·lo·trop·i·cal

[al-uh-trop-ik, -troh-pik or al-uh-trop-i-kuh l, -troh-pi-kuh l]

Origin of allotropic

First recorded in 1875–80; allotrop(y) + -ic
Related formsal·lo·trop·i·cal·ly, adverbal·lo·tro·pic·i·ty [al-uh-truh-pis-i-tee] /ˌæl ə trəˈpɪs ɪ ti/, noun
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allotropic in Medicine

allotropic

[ăl′ə-trŏpĭk]
adj.
  1. Relating to allotropism.
  2. Characterizing one who is preoccupied with the reactions of others.
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