(an ī′sō träp′ik)
- Bot. assuming a new position in response to external stimuli
- Physics having properties, such as conductivity or speed of transmission of light, etc., that vary according to the direction in which they are measured
an- + isotropic
See anisotropic in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- Not isotropic.
- Physics Having properties that differ according to the direction of measurement.
- an·iˌso·tropˈi·cal·ly adverb
- anˌi·sotˈro·pism (-sŏtˈrə-pĭzˌəm), anˌi·sotˈro·py (-sŏtˈrə-pē) noun
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