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allotropic

[ al-uh-trop-ik, -troh-pik ]
/ ˌæl əˈtrɒp ɪk, -ˈtroʊ pɪk /
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adjective

pertaining to or characterized by allotropy.

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Also al·lo·trop·i·cal [al-uh-trop-i-kuhl, -troh-pi-kuhl] /ˌæl əˈtrɒp ɪ kəl, -ˈtroʊ pɪ kəl/ .

Origin of allotropic

First recorded in 1875–80; allotrop(y) + -ic

OTHER WORDS FROM allotropic

al·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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Medical definitions for allotropic

allotropic
[ ăl′ə-trŏpĭk ]

adj.

Relating to allotropism.
Characterizing one who is preoccupied with the reactions of others.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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