[Gr. tropikos, pert. to a turn, fr. tropos, turn]
Suffix meaning turned to, attracted to. This suffix is frequently confused with -trophic.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "-tropic." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/729430/all/_tropic.
-tropic. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/729430/all/_tropic. Accessed March 26, 2019.
-tropic. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/729430/all/_tropic
-tropic [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 March 26]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/729430/all/_tropic.
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