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neurotropism

[noo-ro-truh-piz-uh m, nyoo-] /nʊˈrɒ trəˌpɪz əm, nyʊ-/
noun
1.
the quality of being neurotropic.
Also, neurotropy.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; neuro- + -tropism
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neurotropy in Medicine

neurotropy neu·rot·ro·py (nu-rŏt'rə-pē, nyu-) or neu·rot·ro·pism (-pĭz'əm)
n.
The tendency to affect, be attracted to, or attack nervous tissue.


neu'ro·trop'ic (nur'ə-trŏp'ĭk, -trō'pĭk, nyur'-) adj.
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