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dermatropic

or dermotropic

[dur-muh-trop-ik, -troh-pik] /ˌdɜr məˈtrɒp ɪk, -ˈtroʊ pɪk/
adjective
1.
(especially of viruses) in, attracted toward, or affecting the skin.
Also, dermatotropic [der-mat-uh-trop-ik, -troh-pik] /dərˌmæt əˈtrɒp ɪk, -ˈtroʊ pɪk/ (Show IPA).
Origin of dermatropic
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dermatotropic in Medicine

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

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