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cytotropic

[sahy-tuh-trop-ik, -troh-pik]
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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.
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Origin of cytotropic

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cytotropic in Medicine

cytotropic

(sī′tə-trŏpĭk, -trōpĭk)
adj.
  1. Having an affinity for cells; cytophilic.
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