from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- suffix Turning or changing in a specified way or in response to a specified stimulus: heliotropic.
- suffix Affecting or attracted to something specified: gonadotropic.
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- suffix turning or changing
- suffix affecting or attracted to the thing specified
From Greek tropē, a turning; see tropic.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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