dermatotropic

dermatropic

[dur-muh-trop-ik, -troh-pik]
adjective
(especially of viruses) in, attracted toward, or affecting the skin.
Also, dermotropic, dermatotropic [der-mat-uh-trop-ik, dur-muh-tuh-] .


Origin:
derma1 + -tropic

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dermatotropic der·ma·to·trop·ic (dûr'mə-tō-trŏp'ĭk, -trō'pĭk)
n.
Having an affinity for the skin.

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