hydrotropic

[ hahy-druh-trop-ik, -troh-pik ]
/ ˌhaɪ drəˈtrɒp ɪk, -ˈtroʊ pɪk /

adjective

Biology. turning or tending in a particular direction with reference to moisture.

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Origin of hydrotropic

First recorded in 1915–20; hydro-1 + -tropic
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