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cytotropic

[sahy-tuh-trop-ik, -troh-pik] /ˌsaɪ təˈtrɒp ɪk, -ˈtroʊ pɪk/
adjective, Biology
1.
(of cells or groups of cells) growing or moving toward or away from each other.
2.
having an affinity for cells, as certain viruses.
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cytotropic in Medicine

cytotropic cy·to·trop·ic (sī'tə-trŏp'ĭk, -trō'pĭk)
adj.
Having an affinity for cells; cytophilic.

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