cytotropic

cytotropic

[sahy-tuh-trop-ik, -troh-pik]
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.

Origin:
cyto- + -tropic

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

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