Main meanings of pantropic in English

: pantropic1pantropic2

pantropic1

adjective

Botany Zoology

Pronunciation

pantropic

/panˈtrɒpɪk/ /panˈtrəʊpɪk/

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Botanical Gazette. From pan- + tropic, after German pantropisch.

Main meanings of pantropic in English

: pantropic1pantropic2

pantropic2

adjective

Medicine
  • Infecting many types of tissue.

Pronunciation

pantropic

/panˈtrɒpɪk/ /panˈtrəʊpɪk/

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Journal of Pathology and Bacteriology. From pan- + -tropic.