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dexiotropic

[ dek-see-oh-trop-ik, -troh-pik ]
/ ˌdɛk si oʊˈtrɒp ɪk, -ˈtroʊ pɪk /
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Origin of dexiotropic

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

dexiotropic
/ (ˌdɛksɪəʊˈtrɒpɪk) /

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

Word Origin for dexiotropic

C19: from Greek dexios right + -tropic
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