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 (ăn-ī′sə-trŏp′ĭk, -trō′pĭk)
1. Not isotropic.
2. Physics Having properties that differ based on the direction of measurement.

an·i′so·trop′i·cal·ly adv.
an′i·sot′ro·pism (-sŏt′rə-pĭz′əm), an′i·sot′ro·py (-sŏt′rə-pē) n.
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Adv.1.anisotropically - in an anisotropic manner
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The magnetoreceptor molecule should be aligned in a special sample, just like the C-P-F triads are frozen in the nematic phase of a liquid crystal, to respond anisotropically to ambient magnetic field.