syntropic
Relating to syntropy.

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syn·tro·pic (sin-troґpik) [syn- + -tropic] 1. turning or pointing in the same direction, as the ribs or the vertebral spinous processes. 2. denoting the correlation of several factors, as the relation of one disease to the development or incidence of another disease.

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  • syntropic — (ˈ)sin., sən.+ adjective Etymology: syn + tropic : repeated symmetrically without being reversed syntropic ribs opposed to antitropic * * * syntropic, a. Anat. (sɪnˈtrɒpɪk) [f. Gr. σύν syn 1 + τροπος turning + …   Useful english dictionary

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  • syntropy — 1. The tendency sometimes seen in two diseases to coalesce into one. 2. The state of harmonious association with others. 3. In anatomy, a number of similar structures inclined in one general direction; e.g., the spinous processes of a series of… …   Medical dictionary

  • antitropic — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|träpik adjective Etymology: anti (I) + tropic 1. : sinistrorse 2. : repeated and reversed symmetrically the corresponding limbs on the right and left sides of a vertebrate are antitropic opposed to …   Useful english dictionary

  • syntrope — ˈsin.ˌtrōp noun ( s) Etymology: syn + trope : a syntropic part or appendage opposed to antitrope …   Useful english dictionary

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