cytotropic

[ sahy-tuh-trop-ik, -troh-pik ]
/ ˌsaɪ təˈtrɒp ɪk, -ˈtroʊ pɪk /

adjective Biology.

(of cells or groups of cells) growing or moving toward or away from each other.
having an affinity for cells, as certain viruses.

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Origin of cytotropic

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Medical definitions for cytotropic

cytotropic
[ sī′tə-trŏpĭk, -trōpĭk ]

adj.

Having an affinity for cells; cytophilic.
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