anthropophilic

[ ăn′thrə-pō-fĭlĭk ]

adj.

Seeking or preferring a human over another animal. Used of a parasite.

Nearby words

  1. anthroponymy,
  2. anthropopathy,
  3. anthropophagi,
  4. anthropophagite,
  5. anthropophagy,
  6. anthropophyte,
  7. anthroposcopy,
  8. anthroposophy,
  9. anthroposphere,
  10. anthropozoonosis


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